Goodbye Lenin

TitleGoodbye Lenin
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsBecker, Wolfgang
Running Time121 minutes
Date Released2/2003
DistributorX Verleih AG
Publication Languagegerman

A son takes great measures to protect his mother before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Alex's mother falls into a coma when she sees her son arrested during an anti-government protest. To protect her recovery, he pretends German unification never happened. 


Daniel Brühl

Nico Ledermüller

Katrin Saß

Chulpan Khamatova

Maria Simon

Florian Lukas


Directed by Wolfgang Becker

Produced by Stefan Arndt

Written by Wolfgang Becker and Bernd Lichtenberg

Music by Yann Tiersen, Claire Pichet, and Antonello Marafioti

Cinematography by Martin Kukula

Edited by Peter R. Adam


Drama, Romance

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