The Eastie Boys (1998)

The Eastie Boys
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 32mins.
Genres Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Thomas Brussig Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Leander Haussmann Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Peter Krause Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Sandy Saffeels Editor n/a 172 7000001
Peter Lemp Music n/a 120781 8000001
Claus Boje Producer n/a 3 3000001
Leander Haussmann Director n/a 2 2000001
Alexander Beyer Actor n/a 1 1000002
Katharina Thalbach Actor n/a 1 1000003
Detlev Buck Actor n/a 1 1000004
Henry Hübchen Actor n/a 1 1000005
Alexander Scheer Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
A "mufta" is a multifunctional table, a "minetta" is a radio, mopeds are called "swallows" and "asthmakraut halle" (a special asthma medication) is the only recreational drug available. The Soviet Union is big brother; the rest of the world is the enemy of the people, and the Berlin Wall is actually a bulwark againt fascists. This is the German Democratic Republic, the land where Michael lives. He wears bell-bottoms and a home-printed Rock & Pop T-shirt. And the street he lives on winds most of its length through West-Berlin, with just its tail in the East. The apartment is cramped and his neighbour works for the secret police.<P>His an uncle from the West smuggles in pantyhose and there's a West German passport which causes his mother to age before his very eyes. But Micha is focused on his goal: doing whatever it takes to win the heart of the prettiest girl at school.
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