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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 ...
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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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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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a step forward for weingartner!!!
23 November 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I don't get where all these jealous people come from who are writing those bad comments... First of all, this is not a comedy, it's a drama about the modern television, how it manipulates us and our lives.

The actors, as in DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI are very well casted and do a pretty good job here, especially Bleibtreu. The photography is manily realistic and in a documentary style and so is the acting. Some might think that its a bit overdosed showing the TV-producers doing nothing else than sniffing coke and being assholes but those who work in the business will recognize most of it.

I really enjoyed watching the movie, even if it could have been a bit shorter and to the point. There are not many directors in Germany which are brave enough to write such explosive stuff!


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