Sergey Nikonenko directs this charming comedy inspired by three short stories ("The Insult," "At Night in the Boiler Room" and "Greetings to the Grey One") and an unfinished book by Russian writer, actor and filmmaker Vasily Shukshin. The character study follows the occupants of a drunk tank, who, after awakening to find themselves temporarily incarcerated, proceed to recount the events that led them to their present situation.
After a misunderstanding aboard an airplane that escalates out of control, the mild-mannered Dave Buznik is ordered by Judge Daniels to attend anger management sessions run by Doctor Buddy Rydell, which are filled with highly eccentric and volatile men and women.
An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid shocking her which could lead to another heart attack.
Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll.