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Der große Tom (2008)

Based on a true story, this family drama focuses on a 12-year-old boy, who has to take care of his two younger sisters alone. As he regularly is late for school, Tom is punished by his ... See full summary »

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Wolf-Niklas Schykowski ...
Aglaia Szyszkowitz ...
Barbara Berger
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Cora Jansen
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Felix
Elisa Schlott ...
Lotte Becker ...
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Dr. Heinrich Werhahn
Anian Zollner ...
Robert
Thomas Balou Martin ...
Polizist
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Frau vom Jugendamt
Rainer Frank ...
Lehrer
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Martin Bretschneider ...
Möbelpacker
Isaak Dentler ...
Möbelpacker
Mala Emde
Therese Hämer ...
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Based on a true story, this family drama focuses on a 12-year-old boy, who has to take care of his two younger sisters alone. As he regularly is late for school, Tom is punished by his teachers and mocked by his fellow students, but nobody knows the bitter truth: while his father left the family many years ago, his mother Barbara doesn't care of him and his sisters any more. Even their neighbor Cora doesn't realize what is going on at first... Written by fippi2000

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27 February 2008 (Germany)  »

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The Great Tom  »

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This TV movie based on a true story: Four children at age 8-12 lived almost one year alone. The oldest boy cared for his three younger siblings and ran the household himself. But one day, in April 2007, he got tired to do this all and was desperate, therefore he called the police. When the police arrived, they found a dirty apartment. And when Niki Stein read this article in the newspaper, he got an idea to make a film version. See more »

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