Comedian Harmonists (The Harmonists) DVD - 1997 film directed by Joseph Vilsmaier. Filled with outstanding performances and unforgettable music, this entertaining and critically acclaimed story was cheered by audiences everywhere. Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the 'Comedian Harmonists', from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of them are Jewish. Stars Ben Becker, Heino Ferch and Ulrich Noethen. German or French audio track, English subtitles. Rated R for some nudity, 126 minutes.