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A Hero's Welcome (2008)

Nacht vor Augen (original title)
Studly German soldier David gets a warm welcome, after a tour of NATO 'peace-making' duty in Afghanistan, from his girlfriend and house-mate Kirsten and his own (step-)family. But the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Hanno Koffler ...
David
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Kirsten
Jona Ruggaber ...
Benni
Margarita Broich ...
Inge
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Rainer
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Felix
Bruno Cathomas ...
Sergeant Kleiber
Christina Große ...
Frau Poloczek
Dario Krosely ...
Lutz Kiefer
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1. Polizist
Sebastian Schäfer ...
2. Polizist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Till Florian Beyerbach ...
Timo Weiß
Matthias Dietrich
Angelika Gersdorf
Torsten Hoffmann ...
Schorsch
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Studly German soldier David gets a warm welcome, after a tour of NATO 'peace-making' duty in Afghanistan, from his girlfriend and house-mate Kirsten and his own (step-)family. But the bed-wetting he hides is just an early, minor symptom of a major trauma incurred on the Afghan base. Even a party step-dad throws for David's silver valor decoration, part of an imposed deal to keep the army's dirty laundry covered up, is cause to lash out angrily. David alternatively behaves most protective of doting kid step-brother Bennie and drags him into his scary sequence of nightmares, mood swings and guilt trips. Written by KGF Vissers

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