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10 June 2004 (Germany) See more »
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  (in credits order)
Erik Zabel ... Himself
Rolf Aldag ... Himself
Andreas Klöden ... Himself
Alexander Vinokurov ... Himself
Steve Zampieri ... Himself
Dieter Ruthenberg ... Himself (as 'Eule' Dieter Ruthenberg)
Mario Kummer ... Himself
Serge Laget ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lance Armstrong ... Himself (uncredited)
Santiago Botero ... Himself (uncredited)
Baden Cooke ... Himself (uncredited)

Jan Ullrich ... Himself (uncredited)
Richard Virenque ... Himself (uncredited)
Herbert Watterott ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Pepe Danquart 
Werner Schweizer (co-director) (as Werner 'Swiss' Schweizer)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Pepe Danquart 

Produced by
Hans Robert Eisenhauer .... producer: Arte
Jutta Krug .... producer: WDR
Wolfgang Landgraeber .... producer
Mirjam Quinte .... producer
Paul Riniker .... producer: SF DRS
Werner Schmitz .... line producer
Claudia Schröder .... co-producer
Werner Schweizer .... co-producer (as Werner 'Swiss' Schweizer)
Original Music by
Josef Bach 
Till Brönner 
Arne Schumann 
Cinematography by
Michael Hammon 
Wolfgang Thaler 
Filip Zumbrunn 
Film Editing by
Mona Bräuer 
Sergej Range 
Production Management
Beatrice Hallenbarter .... production manager
Joelle Saba Suys .... unit manager
Art Department
Laurence James .... color finishing
Micha Seger .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Stephan Liepe .... foley recordist
Erik Mischijew .... sound designer
Matz Müller .... sound designer
Thomas Neumann .... sound editor
Carsten Richter .... foley artist
Martin Steyer .... re-recording mixer
Christoph Ulbich .... foley editor
Wolfgang Widmer .... sound recordist
Visual Effects by
Juergen Kupka .... colourist
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Amann .... assistant camera
Attila Boa .... assistant camera
Ciro Cappellari .... video camera
Michael Glawogger .... video camera
Philipp Koller .... assistant camera
Gerd Krenkenberg .... camera archive
Editorial Department
Yvonne Steiner .... negative cutter
Philippe Marceau .... thanks: for Tour Eiffel
Fritz Pleitgen .... thanks: for Team Telekom
Gerard Porte .... thanks: for A.S.O. Amaury Sports Organisation
Michael Schmid-Ospach .... thanks: for Team Telekom

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Also Known As:
"Höllentour" - Germany (original title)
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Germany:120 min | Hong Kong:123 min | Argentina:123 min
Color | Black and White (archive footage)
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Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Germany:0 (f) | Singapore:NC-16 | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Zurich)
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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
A must for all cycling fans, 11 June 2004
Author: M-C-Hooper from Munich

Höllentour is a film about the 2003 edition of the Tour de France, following the trials and tribulations (of which there are many) of Erik Zabel and Rolf Aldag, two riders of the German "Team Telekom". But the cameras also show you what goes on before and after the events of the stages, with a few historical bits of film thrown in. It's a fascinating document about one of the world's largest sporting events, and it's even quite interesting if you're not that keen on Road Race Cycling. At two hours total length however, the film is just a few minutes too long. One or two scenes could have been cut without loosing anything. As this is the only complaint I have I'll give it 9/10, as it is definitely a film I will buy once it comes out on DVD!

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