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Führer Ex (2002)

Unrated | | Drama | 5 November 2002 (Germany)
Repentant ex neo-Nazi Ingo Hasselbach's autobiographical experiences are the basis for "Fuhrer Ex". Two friends dream of escaping the oppression of communist GDR in 1980s in Berlin. When ... See full summary »



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Detlef Kapplusch ...
ABV Arndt
Marco Schulz ...
Luci Van Org ...
Dennis Grabosch ...
Max Richter ...
Steffen Haja ...
Jasmin Aksan ...
Enni O'Malle ...
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Jürgen Hölzel ...
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2. Kneipengast
Tino Floß ...
1. Wärter
Werner Sperling ...
2. Wärter


Repentant ex neo-Nazi Ingo Hasselbach's autobiographical experiences are the basis for "Fuhrer Ex". Two friends dream of escaping the oppression of communist GDR in 1980s in Berlin. When they finally make an attempt, however, they are captured by the authorities and imprisoned. In jail, they allow themselves to be indoctrinated into the hate-fueled neo-Nazi movement to try and survive their incarceration. The question is how much they will allow the ideology to dominate them once they've been released. "Fuhrer Ex" examines the value and costs of both personal and political comradeship.

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Gewalt. Gefühl. Gefangen. (Violence. Feeling. Being caught.)




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5 November 2002 (Germany)  »

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Fuehrer Ex  »

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€5,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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the worst film ever
5 May 2003 | by (berlin) – See all my reviews

definitly the worst film i've seen in years. don't be impressed by the subject of the film. the audience at the preview was either in hysterics on the floor from the incredible bad acting, or they left beforehand in disgust at the shabby treatment of the story. imagine one of the best stories you ever heard - in this case a true story - and now imagine the worst tv treatment - then you're not halfway there. the worst acting, boring, totally unrealistic (how did they manage to do that i don't know), unbearable dialogs...i could go on. i beg you not to see it. it's an offense to any thinking person, and totally gives a wrong image of what and how east berlin really was. the saving grace is one of the leading actor he deserves better and is - hopefully - a star in the making, and no it's not the blonde...:-)

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