The German Film Office is pleased to present Gundermann by Andreas Dresen in celebration of German Language Day at the United Nations. The film is available to viewers in the United States.
With six wins at the prestigious German Film Awards, Gundermann is a thoughtful biopic about the celebrated East German folk singer-songwriter. A man of wildly conflicting interests in music, blue-collar work, and the politics of the GDR, Gerhard Gundermann mirrors an equally tumultuous East German regime in the 1970s. Director Andreas Dresen examines his main character impartially, giving equal attention to moments of beautiful musical inspiration as to despicable acts of betrayal.
Presented in collaboration with the UN German Translation Section
Dir. Andreas Dresen
With Alexander Scheer, Anna Unterberger, Axel Prahl, Thorsten Merten, Bjarne Mädel, Milan Peschel, Kathrin Angerer, Peter Sodann