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Berlin Calling (2008)

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A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

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Paul Kalkbrenner ...
Martin 'DJ Ickarus' Karow
Rita Lengyel ...
Mathilde
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Prof. Dr. Petra Paul
Araba Walton ...
Corinna
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Crystal Pete
Rolf Peter Kahl ...
Erbse (as RP Kahl)
Henriette Müller ...
Jenny
Udo Kroschwald ...
Karow - Martins Vater
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Labelchefin Alice
Max Mauff ...
Zivi Alex (as Maximilian Mauff)
Peter Moltzen ...
Heinrich Karow - MartinsBruder
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Clubchef Tom
Erdal Yildiz ...
Hotelangestellter
Ernest Hausmann ...
Pfleger Ernesto (as Ernest Allan Hausmann)
André Hoffmann ...
Franz
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A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

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Authentic Impressions from Berlin's Party Scene
12 January 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Does a movie need to provide answers or is some room for interpretation sometimes the better choice? Berlin Calling does not take the bait to occupy the moral high ground. Instead it is an authentic movie about the music and party scene in Berlin, including its „dark side": drugs.

In a way this movie does not have a beginning and no end, it is an ultimate extract of life – life in the electronic music scene in Berlin.

The pace of the story is fast, almost like the rhythm of the electronic beats - an awesome soundtrack. Berlin Calling is authentic and entertaining movie with great acting and fantastic directing.

The movie feels „(a)live" and to followers of electronic music this is a definite must-see. The only criticism that Berlin Calling may have to accept is that self-experiencing the Berlin party scene may still be better.


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