Senator Isaak Kohler shoots and kills Professor Winter in a crowded restaurant, while Winter is dining with the struggling idealistic young lawyer, Felix Spat. Kohler puts up no defense and... See full summary »
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Isaak Kohler
Thomas Heinze ...
Felix Spat
Anna Thalbach ...
Helene Kohler
Mathias Gnädinger ...
Police Chief
Norbert Schwientek ...
Stuessi-Leupin
Ulrike Kriener ...
Ilse Freude
Suzanne von Borsody ...
Daphne Winter
Hark Bohm ...
Prof. Winter
Carole Piguet ...
Monika Steigermann
Diethelm Stix ...
Jaemmerlin
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Dr. Benno
René Scheibli ...
Franz
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English Minister
Christoph Lindert ...
Lienhardt
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Senator Isaak Kohler shoots and kills Professor Winter in a crowded restaurant, while Winter is dining with the struggling idealistic young lawyer, Felix Spat. Kohler puts up no defense and is sentenced to twenty years. Kohler then gets his daughter Helene to pay the reluctant Spat to reinvestigate the case, on the assumption that Kohler is innocent. The newspapers pick up on this and begin to question whether Kohler was wrongly convicted. Written by Will Gilbert

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