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Advantages: Intelligent ideas explored
Disadvantages: Too long and wordy

...When you're trying to go about your business in the 'rat race' there's nothing more irritating than eco protesters throwing a spanner in the works with some sort of annoying protest to make that drudgery even worse. They are nearly always middle-class kid ...

thedevilinme 10.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Edukators (aka Die Fetten Jahre Sind Vorbei) (Subtitled) (DVD)

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Your Days of Plenty are Numbered

Advantages: Fantastic cinematography, great performances, well shot, keeps you interested, good political conscience
Disadvantages: maybe a slightly weak plot.

...Directed by: Hans Weingartner Writing credits: Katharina Held Hans Weingartner Cast: Daniel Brühl - Jan Julia Jentsch - Jule Stipe Erceg - Peter Burghart Klaußner - Hardenberg Jan and Peter are the Edukators. By day they live togeth ...

lewisskinner 18.11.2005 · Read full review
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The Edukators-excellent depiction of modern rebellion

Advantages: Well thought out, interesting ideas
Disadvantages: Occasionally a little predictable

...Directed by Hans Weingartner and nominated for the 2004 Golden Palm award at Cannes film festival, The Edukators is a German-Austrian film set in contemporary Berlin. Focusing on the lives of 3 young activists, Jule (Julia Jentsch), her boyfriend Peter (S ...

flyingllamas 02.07.2009 · Read full review
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Let This Film Educate You

Advantages: Original Concept, Intruiging and Thought Provoking
Disadvantages: None

...have been meaning to write a review on this film for ages as it is one of my favorites. The Edukators or Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei by it original German title is a German film with English subtitles. Before I get into the storyline of the film its ...

Foxy1982 30.08.2007 · Read full review
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A delicious little film

Advantages: So delicious you can almost taste it
Disadvantages: Simple, predictable plot

What’s this? A charming German film? Isn’t that an oxymoron? But no, this delightful piece of cinema could easily hold its own with some of the more character-centric movies we are used to seeing emerge from countries like France and Italy. Martha ...

SuzanneW 16.06.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Mostly Martha (Subtitled) (DVD)

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