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Side Effects (2007)

Contergan (original title)
A dramatization of the thalidomide drug scandal of the early 1960s.

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(as Benedikt Röskau)
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Paul Wegener
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Vera Wegener
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Horst Bauer (as Hans-Werner Meyer)
Caroline Peters ...
Hanne Bauer
Matthias Brandt ...
Dr. Henrik Spiess
Bernd Stegemann ...
Helmut Passlak
Jürgen Schornagel ...
Dr. Helsing
Peter Fitz ...
Dr. Kessler
August Zirner ...
Dr. Gerd Naumann
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Feddersen
Dörte Lyssewski ...
Ruth Häffgens
Ernst Stötzner ...
Dr. Lange
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Gregor Karges
Laura Tonke ...
Franziska Steiner
Irene Rindje ...
Sekretärin Frl. Carree
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A dramatization of the thalidomide drug scandal of the early 1960s.

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7 November 2007 (Germany)  »

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Contergan - Der Prozess  »

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Grünenthal, the company developing Thalidomide or Contergan, obtained a temporary injunction, prohibiting the network ARD from broadcast the movie in 2006. On 5 September 2007, the German Federal Court finally allowed it to be shown. See more »

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