Coming Out

DEFA Film Library
Show More

Comments (1)

L avatar
L

This movie is heartbreaking. It kinda takes a while to get going, the ending is unsatisfying, the opening scene is awful and it's never clear where it fits into the timeline. Still, you really feel for the characters and the scenes between Mathias and Philipp are really sweet.

Related videos

In Love We Trust
A divorced couple learns that the only way to save their terminally ill daughter, Hehe, is to have another child. Now both remarried, Mei Zhu and Xiao Lu are forced to put their current relationships in danger. Will this passionate affair destroy their new marriages? In Love We Trust is…
Adrift in Tokyo
Takemura has no friends and no family. He's a student but he doesn't have any particular ambitions. In other words, he isn't going anywhere fast. Were all this not enough, the sorry sad sack has a debt of 800,000 yen. Fukuhara, a surly debt collector with a glorious mullet, is…
Wings of Desire
Part of the Series: The Criterion German Collection
Wings of Desire is one of cinema's loveliest city symphonies. Bruno Ganz is Damiel, an angel perched atop buildings high over Berlin who can hear the thoughts--fears, hopes, dreams--of all the people living below. But when he falls in love with a beautiful trapeze artist, he is willing to give…
Fly Me to Minami - Koi suru minami
This intimate and touching tale of two intersecting, international love affairs in Osaka is both dramatic and comic. When busy fashion editor Sherine loses her photographer just before a big holiday photo-shoot in Osaka's fashionable Minami shopping district, she hires a friend's brother Tatsuya, a talented amateur. Meanwhile, Korean flight…
Gigola
In the 1960s, bourbon and money flowed freely in the Parisian neighborhood of Pigalle. Here, the city came alive at night behind closed curtains and in the company of mob men, gender-bending performers and prostitutes who made love without boundaries. Then there was Georgia (Lou Doillon) alias Gigola a temptress…
A Berlin Romance - Eine Berliner Romanze
Mid-1950s Berlin, before the building of the Wall. Uschi, a salesgirl and aspiring fashion model from the East, is attracted to Hans, from the West. But she also loves the bright shop windows in his part of the city. The flashiness of this new world soon evaporates, however, when Hans…
Ready for Life - Vorspiel
Tom, a 17-year-old window design apprentice, dreams about true love. One day, a new girl from East Berlin moves to town. Tom has a crush on her and will do anything to impress her. When he finds out that she plans to become an actress, he even discovers the aspiration…
The Mission
When someone attempts to take out a mob boss named Mr. Lung, his brother Frank (Simon Yam) puts together a team of five bodyguards to protect him. At first the team is bored as nothing happens. After a close call, they pull themselves into a ruthlessly efficient unit. Slowly, the…
The King of Masks - Bian Lian
Winner of more than 25 top honors at film festivals worldwide, revered Chinese director Wu Tianming's THE KING OF MASKS is a poignant tale about a lonely old magician and a luckless child bound together by fate and suffering, and redeemed by the power of love. THE KING OF MASKS…
Love And Anarchy
An epic tragicomedy from director Lina Wertmuller (Seven Beauties), LOVE AND ANARCHY plumbs the depths of fascist Italy from the perspective of a simple farm boy sent to kill Mussolini. Giancarlo Giannini (The Seduction of Mimi) won the best acting prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his achingly sensitive…
The Actress - Die Schauspielerin
Maria, a rising theater star in Nazi Germany, is in love with Mark, a Jewish actor. She accepts her dream job at a theater in Munich, while Mark is banned from performing--except at the Jewish Kulturbund Theatre in Berlin. Maria discovers she is unable to live without Mark, but the…
Spinnin’
Spinnin' is a wonderfully exuberant, multi-layered Spanish drama. MADRID 1995. Garate and Omar are young, gay and in love, and want to have a child. After failed attempts with their female pals, they befriend Raquel, a pregnant woman whose partner has died of aids. Sound conventional? Spinnin' is anything but.…