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Nach uns die Sintflut (1996)

A Greenpeace expedition ship in the arctic anticipates an environmental catastrophe. An arctic glacier as large as France will soon break down into the ocean producing a flood wave one of ... See full summary »

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Leslie Malton ...
Barbara Rittberg
Peter von Strombeck ...
Guenther Rittberg
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Benjamin Rittberg
Sissy Höfferer
Felix von Manteuffel
Wilfried Dziallas
Christine Brand
Marlene Meyer-Dunker ...
Annette Rittberg
Renate Becker
Bert Oberdorfer
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A Greenpeace expedition ship in the arctic anticipates an environmental catastrophe. An arctic glacier as large as France will soon break down into the ocean producing a flood wave one of which will wash away large parts of the northern European coast. However German officials are not willing to take Greenpeace' warnings for serious. Two days later the wave is on its way... Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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30 October 1996 (Germany)  »

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Après nous le déluge  »

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What would happen if the north pole starts to melt?
27 October 1998 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie shows the effect of the ozone-hole or rather of the heating of our atmosphere.

A typical German family (parents, two kids and a dog) live at the north coast during their holidays. The news tell about a scientist who warns the government about the high temperatures at the north pole and predicts a disaster - again. That's why no one listens to him.

But this time he is right and a huge ice chunk crashes into the ocean, causing a tidal wave (Sintflut = Deluge) heading towards Germany.

When the government decides to evacuate, it's too late. All through the film the story of the family's son, Benjamin, is told. When he urges his folks to leave the coast, when he gets into the disastrous storm losing his dog and surviving the Deluge in a church.

The special effects surely cannot compete with those from ILM but the actors do a very good job and thus the movie is worth watching it.


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