- Starring: Burghart Klaußner, Daniel Brühl, Julia Jentsch, Stipe Erceg
- Summary: Three young German radicals enjoy breaking into the homes of the wealthy as an act of political rebellion. When they are forced to deal with a businessman who has caught them in the act, the trio makes a rash decision and their futures are quaked. Ideals are tested as generations collide, passions rage, and loyalties shatter. (IFC Films)… Expand
- Director: Hans Weingartner
- Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Crime
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9Two friends break into rich peoples houses, re-arrange furniture, put stuff in the fridge, leave them messages saying they are being watched, etc, girlfriend of one of the men gets involved, gets emotional & complicated.
Really good German film which is well written, well acted & a decent plot.
Nice use of Jeff Buckley's Hallelujah towards the end as well.… Expand
MariaV.0I don't remember ever finding it so difficult to sit through a movie. The Edukators is not only silly, but also very boring. All of the characters are just general ideas, defined by one or two immutable qualities; it poses the manichean stereotype young-poor-good vs old-rich-bad. Just compare how political discourse was staged by Godard, for instance in Le Petit Soldat, taking it to its last consequences and breaking it down in poignant dialogue. Instead, this undereducated jerks seem to believe that reciting slogans makes them rebels. Gimme a break! what i find most alarming, though, is the praise it has received from critics. That is what makes this film not only bad, but harmful.… Expand