A docudrama about Germany's former chancellor Helmut Kohl, whose 16-year tenure during the 80s and 90s included the reunification of the country after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Thomas Thieme ...
Stephan Grossmann ...
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Erick Desmarestz ...
Ernst Stankovski ...
Claus Theo Gärtner ...
Heiner Geißler - alt
Rainer Sellien ...
Heiner Geißler - jung
Gerd Wameling ...
Peter Altmeier
Jürgen Hentsch ...
Eduard Ackermann
Jürgen Heinrich ...
Horst Teltschik
Katharina Meinecke ...
Chefsekretärin - alt
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Anita Puppe ...
Frau Schreiner
Hans-Michael Rehberg
Annett Renneberg ...
Chefsekretärin - jung
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A docudrama about Germany's former chancellor Helmut Kohl, whose 16-year tenure during the 80s and 90s included the reunification of the country after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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20 October 2009 (Germany)  »

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Der Mann aus Oggersheim  »

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Incredibly convincing documentary-drama
31 July 2012 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately there are rarely exceptions to the rule of a lack of professionalism of German docu-drama - this is one. In a very balanced approach this is no propaganda, but shows the many sides of this important political figure. Cruel, how German media has otherwise banned Kohl from reports due to the bribe scandal which is none in all other western countries, not even by morale means. However the left wing majority has deemed Kohl to be persona non grata despite his quite historical importance for reunification. Gives immense inner views of CDU powerplay and private matters. Acting is superbe, genius script, technically great, worthwhile watching not only for politically interested audience.


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