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Berlin Calling (2008)

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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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
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Erbse (as RP Kahl)
Henriette Müller ...
Jenny
Udo Kroschwald ...
Karow - Martins Vater
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Labelchefin Alice
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Zivi Alex (as Maximilian Mauff)
Peter Moltzen ...
Heinrich Karow - MartinsBruder
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Clubchef Tom
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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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Lasting for 129 weeks in the German Single Charts "Sky and Sand" is the longest lasting single in the history of the German Single Charts. See more »

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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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One of the top E-Music Films Ever Made
27 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

I was fortunate enough to view the screening of this movie in Toronto on September 7th. I too have to agree that this movie should have been selected for the Toronto International Film Festival.

The movie portrays the life of techno dj as it really is including: gigs, relationships, record deals, touring and drug use. This is the closest you will get to real life. As one of the above users stated anyone who is from the Hardcore/Underground can tell you that this movie will bring quivers up your spine as to how real it portrays.

From beginning to end this film is non stop action. An extremely talented cast mixed with a great direction and an incredible soundtrack made for probably of my favourite films related to e-music to date.


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