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Goodbye Lenin Sparknotes

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Furthermore, throughout the film Wolfgang Becker also uses Cultural aspects of East Berlin and West Berlin. Wolfgang Becker also shows the differences between East and West living. In Goodbye Lenin Alex found it difficult to keep the reign of GDR alive, as East Berlin was becoming into West Berlin. Alex’s mother Christiane was making things more difficult for Alex as the supermarkets were emptied and it was almost impossible to find the food Christiane wanted e.g. Spreewald Pickles and Globus Peas (00:42:10). Alex uses old bottles and bottle labels that were found in the rubbish dump and fills them up with western food he buys from the supermarket (00:41:31) one reason behind this is so Alex’s mother Christiane does not find out about the changes
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