Good Bye Lenin!

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The Hendersonville Film Society will show Good Bye Lenin! at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, in the Smoky Mountain Theater at Lake Pointe Landing Retirement Community, 333 Thompson St., Hendersonville. (From Asheville, take I-26 to U.S. 64 West, turn right at the third light onto Thompson Street. Follow to the Lake Point Landing entrance and park in the lot on the left.)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Wolfgang Becker
Starring: Daniel Bruhl, Katrin Sass, Maria Simon, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas
Rated: R

Having reviewed Wolfgang Becker’s Good Bye Lenin! both last year and when it was released in 2003, I don’t see a lot of point in having a third run at it, especially since both reviews are available at It is, however, worth noting that this pleasant—and occasionally deeply perceptive—film is back on the local menu.

About Ken Hanke
Head film critic for Mountain Xpress since December 2000. Author of books "Ken Russell's Films," "Charlie Chan at the Movies," "A Critical Guide to Horror Film Series," "Tim Burton: An Unauthorized Biography of the Filmmaker."

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