Deutschstunde

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TV war/drama movie. 2 parts. Novel: Siegfried Lenz
Year:
1971
Year in film:
1943-(1945)
Country:
Germany
Who in bedroom:
boys ~19, 8 ?
Kind of beds:
single bed
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
5/10 
Rating:
*****
Comment:
One older teen boy and one younger boy sitting on the same bed in part 2. Not sure about their names. I think Andreas Polizia as 10 Siggi on the right? (or is it the 19 yo Siggi on the left?). I haven’t noticed a dormitory although it’s part of the plot.

I expected much more. I think, I’ve read, that the novel is much more of interest but maybe it’s a different one?

Also on my pigtails blog, rating 5 (girls and young lady).

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Est – Ouest

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Drama, Catherine Deneuve. Oscar nominated
Year: 1999
Year in film: 1946
Country: Russia, others
Who in bedroom: Sasha ~17, Seryozha 7, woman
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 3/10
Rating: ***
Comment: 17 or 18 yo Sergey Bodrov (1971-2002), I think 9 or 10 yo Ruben Tapiero as 7 yo Seryozha and maybe a young lady (behind a room-divider) sharing this room. There’s also 14 yo Erwan Baynaud (L’enfant sage) as 14 yo Seryoza but I haven’t noticed him in a bedroom. I understood, that the 17 yo boy is a neighbor and not the brother.

Quite interesting but typical movie and room of this time setting.

English title: East/West or East-West. 121 minutes.

Rating 3 only.

Update: Islands in the Stream (1977)

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There’s also another location, with probably 3 beds for the three brothers, a bit later, in the middle of the movie. The 3rd bed of the older brother (also aligned horizontally as well) is on the opposite, right wall. 2 desks next each other at the north east, left to the door. Especially near the end of the movie, there are also some scenes on the boat and the bunks there, I think a 2 story bunk bed.

First I thought that the scene pictured would be a dorm and with 4 or 6 beds as the room looks quite large.

The other scene with the pillow fight earlier is much better, though. Now also on my shiny shorts blog (rating 4).

Main entry, still rating 7 at

/2017/05/31/islands-in-the-stream-1977/

 

 

 

Islands in the Stream (1977)

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Drama. Story Ernest Hemingway
Year: 1977
Year in film: 1930s, 1940
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Tom ~20, David 14, Andrew 11
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: There are 3 brothers, Tom (Hart Bochner, shirtless), David (14 or 15 yo Michael-James Wixted) and Andrew (Brad Savage, “Salem’s Lot”, “The Apple Dumpling Gang”), the younger boys in pajamas. They are sharing this room / cabin, (maybe on a ship but I don’t think so), more likely at a primitive beach house. Sorry, I don’t remember.

Nice pillow fight. Set in 1940 and/ or a bit earlier. Also at least David and Tom shirtless in swim shorts, including sitting and underwater scenes. (Shiny shorts blog, rating 4)

1970 novel by Hemingway. Oscar nominated.

Interesting scenes but movie needs to be fully rechecked.

Rating 7-8 for now.

Update: Also on a boat and another location. The final part is unfortunatly missing on YouTube. But I doubt even better scenes there.

/2017/06/09/update-islands-in-the-stream-1977/

 

A Christmas Story (1983)

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Famous family Christmas movie
Year: 1983
Year in film: 1940s
Country: USA, Canada
Who in bedroom: Randy 9, Ralphie ~12
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: Ian Petrella (on left) and older brother played by 12 yo Peter Billingsley as 9 yo Ralphie sharing this 1940s bedroom. Unusual early setting for a Christmas movie.

I found this scene by coincidence but have to recheck this movie for daylight scenes.

Also on my bib overalls blog rating 3 (Randy) and my Western blog rating 4 (Ralphie).

For the bedroom rating 4-5 for now. Both boys are young and I don’t like Peter Billingsley. Interesting and funny movie though. Especially the tongue stuck at a frozen pole.

The Waltons – Season 7

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In s7e1 (set around 1941), Mary Ellen and Erin sharing a tiny loft room and a foldayway bed at a guesthouse. Erin likes this room, but Mary Ellen doesn’t.

I prefer posting brothers bedrooms, but there are very few foldaway beds.

The Waltons also have some other and better scenes at their home, mainly 3 brothers in one room and 3 sisters (rating 8). Also some guest and other constellations.

/2012/12/02/the-waltons/

Mazhe bez mustatzi

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Family series, 6x 60 minutes
Year:
1989
Year in film:
1945
Country:
Bulgaria
Who in bedroom:
boys
Kind of beds:
separate beds
Available on DVD:
no ?
I own:
no
Rating:
4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment:
At least 2 boys, not sure if brothers sharing a room. The right one looks a bit older. Beds horizontally aligned (heads next to each other). Pic from ep 6.

I don’t remember much more or better scenes. Probably my first Bulgarian series set in the 1940s.

Also on my sailor suit blog (rating 7).

Original title: Мъже без мустаци. English title: Men Without Moustache.

Rating 4-5 for now.

Nebel im August

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Drama. Director Kai Wessel
Year:
2016
Year in film:
~1944
Country:
Germany
Who in bedroom:
boys ~8-17 ?
Kind of beds:
dorm separate beds
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
3/10 
Rating: ***
Comment:
At least this dorm in 1944 or the early 1940s. Obviously mainly older teen boys or even men here. Probably also other rooms (of girls, young boys and toddlers) as well.

I don’t know the complete movie yet and found it by coincidence by searching for another movie. Starring Ivo Pietzcker (“Jack”, 2014 now with very short hair), also starring David Bennent.

I don’t like this dorm nor the 40s.

So rating 3 for now only for bedroom scenes. Also soon on my pigtails blog (rating ~4).

Ma and Pa Kettle

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Comedy film
Year:
1949
Year in film:
1940s
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom:
4 boys ?
Kind of beds:
2×2 foldaway beds
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
5/10  ?
Rating: *****
Comment:
The pic showing 4 kids at least 2 boys (on the left), probably 4 boys in electric driven, horizontal foldaway beds.

The Kettle’s have 15 kids, but around 6 are grown-ups or older teens. I think some more are females (at least 4 young girls and 2 very young boys). Farm setting first (I didn’t noticed bedrooms of interest there), but here they had already moved to the house-of-the-future. There are 10 different movies (1947-1957). I still have to check most of them.

Quite interesting and my first entry of this kind of beds. One of the most famous boys is Teddy Infuhr. Some very good other scenes including jeans and overalls (partly in other movies, soon on my other blog).

Rating 5-6 for this modern bedroom. Funny and rare but I don’t like it that much.

El año de las luces

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Coming-of-age film
Year:
1986
Year in film:
1940
Country:
Spain
Who in bedroom:
boys ~8-16 ?
Kind of beds:
dorm
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
5/10  ?
Rating: *****
Comment:
Several boys in a dorm. Rows of white metal beds. I think in a tuberculosis sanitarium. Main character is 16 (also tied to the bed by a woman), other boys are younger.

Time for a dorm entry. English titles: “Years of Enlightment” and Year of the Awakening.

Sorry, I don’t remember much of this movie and checked it some time ago. Seems quite interesting (for these days) but the main character is already 16. So the awakening is nothing special nowadays.

Directed by Fernando Trueba starring Jorge Sanz.

Rating 4-5.