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German and Dutch Language Feature Films in Leavey Library (DVDs): German Titles U-V

German Titles U-V

Vampyr
"A young traveler finds a remote castle, and starts seeing mysterious things, only to find that his own nightmares are coming true."

Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum
"In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker."

Veronika Voss
"...the wickedly satirical Veronika Voss (1982), filmed in black and white (a stylistic nod to German'y's post-war thrillers) and starring Rosel Zech as a faded film star-turned-morphine addict making futile attempts to revive her career."

Victoria
"Victoria, a young woman from Madrid, meets four local Berliners outside a nightclub. Sonne and his friends promise to show her a good time and the real side of the city. But these lads are in trouble and they owe someone a dangerous favor that requires repaying that evening. As Victoria's flirtation with Sonne deepens into something more, he convinces her to come along for the ride. As the night takes on an ever more menacing character, what started out as a good time quickly spirals out of control."

Vier Minuten  = Four Minutes
"Jenny is young, but her life is over. She has been locked up in a women's prison for killing someone, and she would do it again. Buried beneath her impenetrable facade, however, Jenny has an invaluable musical talent. When 80 year-old piano teacher Traude Krueger discovers the girl's terrible secret, her raging brutality and her dreams, she makes it her mission to retransform Jenny into the musical wunderkind she once was."

Die Vierhändige = Four Hands
"Jessica and Sophie have remained in their family home even after they witnessed their parents' murder there as children. Twenty years later, learning that the killers will be paroled, Sophie begins to suffer blackouts during which she commits unspeakable acts."

Vincent will Meer = Vincent Wants to Sea
["The film] tells the story of a Tourette's sufferer named Vincent who is institutionalized by his father after the recent death of his mother. Vincent escapes from the hospital with his new friends Marie and Alexander, a Bach-loving neurotic. Together they set out on a Europe-wide road trip to honor the dying wishes of Vincent's recently deceased mother; to have her ashes spread at sea. In pursuit is Vincent's tempestuous father and the sensitive psychologist who is responsible for their care and wants to help her runaway patients."

Vision: aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen = From the life of Hildegard von Bingen
"The story of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th century Benedictine nun, who was one of the first women to preach and interpret Biblical scripture."

Vitus
"At six, Vitus is both incredibly talented and wonderfully precocious. When it becomes evident that he has an exceptionally high IQ and can play piano like a young Mozart, expectations run high. His parents love him, his grandfather understands him, but no one knows the truth - that his real genius is in his heart."