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Berlin Is in Germany (2001)

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When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

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Jörg Schüttauf ...
Martin
Julia Jäger ...
Manuela
Robin Becker ...
Rokko
Robert Lohr ...
Wolfgang
Tom Jahn ...
Peter
Valentin Platareanu ...
Victor
Edita Malovcic ...
Ludmila
Oscar Martínez ...
Enrique
Carmen-Maja Antoni ...
Bewährungshelferin
Udo Kroschwald ...
Kommissar
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Kurt (as Dirk Borchert)
Dieter Jäger ...
Hausbuchverwalter
Falko Freitag ...
Wärter 1
Inga Dietrich ...
Gefängniswärterin
Rainer Reiners ...
Gefängniswärter DDR (as Reiner Rainers)
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When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

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Involving German contemporary drama.
15 September 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

BERLIN IS IN GERMANY is what an outsider hopes to get from a new European film - plausible (well mainly) picture of it's society, vivid characters here represented by unfamiliar faces ( Platerenau's final appearance is a nice surprise), a different look suggesting extensive available light photography - throw in a bit of sex and violence.

This one is considerably better than the Gabin film MELODIE EN SOUS SOL which uses the same situation - released prisoner returns to a home town he no longer recognises.

Its placing in Berlin is effective even if they labor the East-West theme. It leaves you interested in seeing the other work of its performers and writer director.


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