White lies at fall of the Berlin Wall

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OPENS JULY 25, CERT 15, 118 MINS

In these days of shock and awe we might all feel a twinge of nostalgia for the Cold War’s certainties, but Wolfgang Becker’s Goodbye Lenin! looks back on old East Germany with neither indulgence nor anger.

Hardcore socialist Christiane (Katrin Sass) falls into a coma when her son, Alex (Daniel Br