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Coming Out

1989 Rated UR 1hr 48m

Hailed as the first (and only) film about gay life produced in communist East Germany, Coming Out debuted the night the Berlin Wall crumbled. Since childhood, Philipp (Matthias Freihof) has masked his attraction to men. Determined to live a "normal" life, he moves in with fellow teacher Tanja (Dagmar Manzel) but engages in a secret affair with Matthias (Dirk Kummer). When Tanja turns up pregnant, Philipp finds himself on the horns of a dilemma.

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Movie Details

Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; directer biography; director filmography; DVD-ROM: "Best of Queer Berlin" - an interactive city guide; featurette highlight the best of East German cinema.