'In the Fade' selected to represent Germany in 2018 Oscars

Germany’s Oscar Pick ‘In the Fade’ Couldn’t Be Timed Better

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There was hope that Germany’s selection of the box office hit Toni Erdmann would take the golden statue at this year’s Oscars, but while it failed to deliver, the country might just have a solid second chance for next year’s awards with the selection of Fatih Akin’s In the Fade, …

Sources: Hollywood Reporter

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Toni Erdmann

German Comedy ‘Toni Erdmann’ Receives Oscar Nomination

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since winning the prized golden Oscar statue for the Cold War drama, The Lives of Others, in 2007, Germany has failed for the last decade to follow it with another award-winning hit, but 2017 may just change that. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Toni Erdmann

German Academy Award Entry ‘Toni Erdmann’ Gets First US Trailer

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After picking up the US distribution rights to Germany’s pick for their Academy Award Entry, Sony Pictures has released the first U.S. trailer for the highly talked about film Toni Erdmann, which will be hitting select theaters on December 25. This father/daughter drama is mixed with what looks to be quite a …

Sources: Sony Pictures

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany Makes Bold Move With Foreign Language Oscar Pick

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Comedies rarely get the red carpet treatment for the Oscars, but Germany isn’t going to let that stop them from selecting Maren Ade’s dark comedy Toni Erdmann to represent them in the foreign language category for next year’s Academy Awards. Germany typically picks heavier dramas, often touching on the country’s …

Sources: Hollywood Reporter

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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