The year is 1956. During a visit to the cinema in West Berlin, high school pupils Theo and Kurt see dramatic pictures of the Hungarian uprising in Budapest on the newsreel. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously decide to hold a minute of silence in solidarity with the victims of the uprising during a lesson. But the gesture causes much bigger ripples than expected: while their headmaster initially tries to put the whole thing down to the whim of youth, the schoolchildren become objects of the political machinations of the fledgling East Germany. The People's Education Minister condemns the action as a clearly counterrevolutionary act and demands that the ringleader be named within a week. But the schoolchildren stick together, thus facing with a decision that will change their lives for ever...

  • Sep 28, 2018
  • Drama

Cast & Crew

  • Cast Image

    Burghart KlaubnerActor

  • FLORIAN LUKAS

    FLORIAN LUKASActor

  • Ronald Zehrfeld

    Ronald ZehrfeldActor

  • ROLF KANIES

    ROLF KANIESActor

  • Cast Image

    JORDIS TRIEBELActor

  • CARINA N. WIESE

    CARINA N. WIESEActor

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