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Title The wave / Sundance Selects and Constantin Film presents ; a Christian Becker production for Rat Pack Filmproduktion in co-production with Constantin Film Produktion, Medienfonds GFP I KIG & B.A. Produktion ; a film by Dennis Gansel ; produced by Christian Becker ; screenplay by Dennis Gansel & Peter Throwarth ; directed by Dennis Gansel.
Imprint [United States] : IFC Films : MPI Media Group, [2011]

Subject Totalitarianism -- Study and teaching -- Germany -- Drama.
History -- Study and teaching -- Germany -- Drama.
High school students -- Germany -- Psychology -- Drama.
High school teachers -- Germany -- Psychology -- Drama.
Alt Name Becker, Christian, 1972-
Gansel, Dennis, 1973-
Thorwarth, Peter, 1971-
Vogel, Jürgen, 1968-
Lau, Frederick, 1989-
Riemelt, Max, 1984-
Ulrich, Jennifer,
Paul, Christiane, 1974-
Jones, Ron, 1941- Wave.
Sundance Selects (Firm)
Constantin Film (Firm)
Rat Pack Filmproduktion (Firm)
Medienfonds German Film Productions.
B. A. Produktion (Firm)
IFC Films.
MPI Home Video (Firm)
Uniform Title Welle (Motion picture)
Description 1 DVD (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
System Details NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital 5.1
Note Title from container.
Based upon a short story by William Ron Jones and "The Wave."
Teleplay by Johnny Dawkins & Ron Birnbach.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
German dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Jürgen Vogel, Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt, Jennifer Ulrich, Christiane Paul.
Credits Director of photography, Torsten Breuer ; editor, Ueli Christen ; original music, Heiko Maile.
Summary During project week, a popular and unorthodox high school teacher, in an attempt to stir up his lethargic students, devises an experiment that will explain what totalitarianism is and how it works. What begins with harmless notions about discipline and community builds into a real movement: the Wave. The teacher decides to break off the experiment. But it may be too late; the Wave has taken on a life of its own and is out of control.
ISBN 0788614320
ISBN/ISSN 030306979892
Publisher # IFC9798 IFC Films
OCLC # 758482346

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