World Cinema Series: Goodbye Lenin!
Northbridge Piazza presents WORLD CINEMA SEASON, a selection of classic and new release films from around the globe. All films are subtitled in English and free to attend.
Goodbye Lenin! | 2003 | M | 2 hours 1 min
East Germany, the year 1989: A young man called Alex protests against the regime. His mother watches the police arresting him and suffers a heart attack, falling into a coma. When she emerges from her coma eight months later, her health situation is still tenuous. To protect his mother, Alex decides not to tell her of the new Germany in which they live. Although most of Alex’s friends and family don't support the idea, they go along with the extreme measures Alex goes to to recreate East Germany in their home, with hilarious and heart-warming results. How long can they keep up the ruse?
All movies are free, with no booking required.