Young people use music to express their new awareness of life and generational opposition to their parents, as well as to protest the social and political climate in East Germany. In this road movie, the director talks with fans and members of various bands to document parts of the East German music scene of the late 1980s. The film introduces bands such as Silly, Chicorée, Sandow and Feeling B (now Rammstein guitarist Paul Landers and keyboardist Christian "Flake" Lorenz).
Plot Summary:Documents important parts of the East German rock music scene of the late 1980s, from well-established bands like Silly, to underground rock bands like Feeling B. This road movie features young people using music to express their take on life, opposition to their parents' generation and opinions on the social and political climate in East Germany. It includes clips from concerts and interviews with fans and members of various bands, such as Feeling B's Christian Lorenz and Paul Landers, now members of Rammstein. This documentary, shot in 35mm, played to over one million viewers in sold-out theaters in East Germany. Audiences were drawn not only to see their favorite bands on the screen; they were also surprised that this film made it past the censors.