Good Bye Lenin.docx - Introduction Tragic comedy Film released in 2003 set in 1989\/1990 Directed by Wolfgang Becker Set in Germany and in German Set in

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Introduction - Tragic comedy? - Film released in 2003, set in 1989/1990 - Directed by Wolfgang Becker - Set in Germany and in German - Set in Alex (Alexander Plotz) in the center of Berlin - Mitte is the big burrow of Berlin - Main character is a kid in 1978 - Reference the first Germans to enter space Sigmund Yan? - All historical references are factual but the actual plot and characters are fake - Set in East Germany October 1989 - October 1990 - German Unity Day October 3, 1990 - Allied powers: US + France + UK + other european countries AND the Soviet Union, the Allied powers fight and meet in the middle of Germany, which is where the “iron curtain” fall which is why there was an east/west germany/berlin - All of the allied powers had sections of Berlin they had control of, eastern was soviet controlled and west was allied control (minus soviet union) - Each side wanted berlin to join their side of the cause - In April 1948 Stalin tried to push western influence out of Berlin, which led to the Berlin blockade -
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