After 23 weeks on release in Germany, Wolfgang Becker's tragicomedy Good Bye, Lenin! has now passed the 6m admissions mark and clocked up over Euros 36m in box office takings.

The X Filme creative pool production now qualifies for a Golden Screen with star Award, sponsored by the German exhibitors association Hauptverband Deutscher Filmtheater (HDF) and the film magazine Film-echo/Filmwoche, which will be presented to Becker at the beginning of the open air cinema programme in Berlin's Waldbuehne on August 1.

The Golden Screen award is given for reaching 3m admissions, and this one "with star" is for 6m