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Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.

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Elsa Sophie Gambard ...
Pegah
Milan Peschel ...
Phillip
Gregor Bloéb ...
Maiwald
Tom Jahn ...
Bernd
Andreas Brandt ...
Karl-Heinz
Robert Viktor Minich ...
Harry
Ralf Knicker ...
Sebastian
Irshad Panjatan ...
Gopal
Simone Hanselmann ...
Anna
Doris Golpashin ...
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Peer Jäger ...
Gründgens
Us Conradi ...
Frau Arnim
Franziska Knuppe ...
Maiwalds Freundin
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Titanic Mann
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Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.

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€2,000,000 (estimated)
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According to an interview, the GfK (Gesellschaft für Konsumforschung, Society for Consumer Research), replaced in the movie by the IMA, enjoyed watching the film but explained, that the situation could not be realized in real life. See more »

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Rainer Kuhhirt: Nobody out there is as stupid as the shows that we produce.
Maiwald: BUt then I'M wondering, who is buying these Britney Spears CDs.
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24 September 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie yesterday in the San Sebastian Film Festival. I liked the message a lot.A German TV executive has a wake-up call and changes his life ,supporting a culture-driven society.

In these days , TV programs are usually rubbish, and a lot people think in that way, it's difficult to find programs with real interest. So Reclaim your Brain for me is a very good title. We,Citizens, are very tired of this rubbish we are sold day over day. we can change the world!.

But this change is not in the movies, but In our everyday's life.

thank you to all the crew of this movie for doing this picture.


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