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3.4
1,811 Ratings

The Wave

Die Welle

Directed by Dennis Gansel
Germany, 2008
Drama

Synopsis

Germany’s number 1 box-office smash, 12m € in six weeks. A high school teacher sets up a class experiment to show the dangers of charismatic leadership and strength of group identity. The movement takes on a life of its own and spins seriously out of control…

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The Wave Directed by Dennis Gansel

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2009

Sundance Film Festival

2008

São Paulo International Film Festival

2008

European Film Awards

2008 | 2 nominations including: Audience Award

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