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BOOMERANG BOOMERANG [BUMERANG BUMERANG]

Director: Hans W. Geissendörfer
Screenplay: Irene Fischer; Dorothee Schön
Director of Photography: Hans Günther Bücking
Cast: Jürgen Vogel; Jan Plewka; Lambert Hamel; Katja Studt
Country, Year of production:
D, 1989
Color: Color
Genre: Thriller; Crime; Drama; Romance

16-year-old Evi is an anti nuclear energy activist. Four days before the elections she runs into Mr. Reindl, a lobbyist for nuclear energy. Together with her friends Pit and Bond she kidnaps and tries to re-educate him in captivity. Yet, Reindl remains unconvinced and turns his abduction into a personal success he gains the absolute majority in his constituency. After his release Reindl plans a media campaign, but Bond can spoil his triumph?. A captivating political thriller for teenagers by the creator of Germany's most famous soap 'Lindenstrasse.'

EDITH'S DIARY [EDITHS TAGEBUCH]

Director: Hans W. Geissendörfer
Screenplay: Hans W. Geissendörfer
Director of Photography: Michael Ballhaus
Cast: Angela Winkler; Vadim Glowna; Leopold von Verschuer; Irm Hermann
Country, Year of production:
D, 1983
Color: Color
Genre: Drama; Crime

Edith wants a better world. She fights for it - publicly and privately, in her diary. Her imagination is her weapon. Reality is not the way Edith describes it in her diary. Paul, her husband, leaves her. Chris, her son, becomes an alcoholic. Edith escapes more and more frequently to the intact and happier world of her diary, which she slowly confuses with reality.

GUDRUN

Director: Hans W. Geissendörfer
Screenplay: Hans W. Geissendörfer; Fitzgerald Kusz
Director of Photography: Hans Günther Bücking
Cast: Kerstin Gmelch; Barbara Thummet; Roman Mitterer; Veronika Freimanova
Country, Year of production:
D, 1991
Color: Color
Genre: Drama

Germany towards the end of WW II. In these times, the 12 year old girl Gudrun experiences the end of childhood in a little town near Nuremberg. Her father is fighting far away on the Russian front, her mother packs Gudrun off to her grandmother. There she seeks the company of Fritz. They exchange confidences and reveal their innermost desires but Fritz betrays Gudrun´s greatest secret...

LINDENSTRASSE [LINDENSTRASSE (STAFFEL)]

Director: Diverse; Hans W. Geissendörfer
Screenplay: Diverse; Hans W. Geissendörfer
Director of Photography: Diverse
Cast: Hermes Hodolides; Joachim Hermann Luger; Marie-Luise Marjan; Annemarie Wendl
Country, Year of production:
D, 1985
Color: Color
Genre: TV Series

First aired in December 1985, "Lindenstrasse", this -- half hours weekly long-form drama series is known as "The Mother Of German Soaps" and is the country's most successful show of its kind. With more than 1,026 episodes shot and aired and continually growing, "Lindenstrasse" is a mirror for contemporary, modern European, which is to say German, society. Located in a typical Munich suburb, "Lindenstrasse" focuses on the lives of everyday people, depicting them, whether in the Greek Taverna round the corner, the Bavarian Gasthaus or Biergarten, as part of the Bavarian capital's thriving and varied multicultural society. In fact, more than a quarter of Munich's population is non-German. All the typical plot lines and story arcs you'd expect from such a nationally and internationally ...