Barbara Poster

Release Date: December 21st, 2012

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 2013

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
An East German doctor in the 1980s is banished to a small country hospital.

Cast: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Rainer Bock, Claudia Geisler, Peter Weiss, Rosa Enskat, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Peer-Uwe Teska

Director: Christian Petzold

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Petzold raises questions of honor and builds the romance with an absolutely rigorous lack of sentiment, moving Barbara to a sweeping finish as emotionally satisfying as any this year. show more

  • 90

    It's a movie that works its magic slowly, and on multiple levels; it's a historical drama, a mystery and a love story. And Hoss' performance is simply one of the finest of the year. show more

  • A slow-burning Cold War drama that will reward patient viewers with its ultimate emotional payoff. show more

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