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Volcano (2009)

Vulkan (original title)
When a dormant volcano suddenly erupts into activity beneath Laach Lake in the Eiffel mountains, panic breaks out among the 500.000 residents.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthias Koeberlin ...
Michael Gernau
Jochen Kolenda ...
Dieter Gernau
Gitta Schweighöfer ...
Ingrid Gernau
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Gerhardt Maug
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Paula Maug
Ursula Karven ...
Renate Maug
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Andrea Matting
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Daniela Eisenach
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Walter Röhricht
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Ludwig Schöngau
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Nadine Schöngau
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Kirsten Friedrichs
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Phil Friedrichs
Peter Benedict ...
Sheri Hagen ...
Martina Albers
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When a dormant volcano suddenly erupts into activity beneath Laach Lake in the Eiffel mountains, panic breaks out among the 500.000 residents.

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18 October 2009 (Germany)  »

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Trivia

Nearly 200 extras playing severely injured evacuees and 70 real "German Red Cross"-members were used to simulate a fully functional field hospital. See more »

Goofs

The number of the corpses in the tent changes between different shots. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Harald Schmidt: Episode #4.5 (2009) See more »

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Better than expected TV movie.
3 December 2012 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I am really into volcano, natural mass destruction films. I am usually very wary of direct to TV films, as they usually contain bad effects, sub par acting... But in this case this 3 hour movie had a good enough acting, and above all really good effects (keeping in mind that this is a direct to TV film). The nuclear like explosion looks great as the town destruction scenes do. Obviously the events aren't realistic...but you can't expect realism from a natural disaster movie.... All in all, I find this movie has all it needs to be an entertaining experience, where cinematography, effects and acting are good enough keeping in mind that this is longer than many Hollywood features and I am sure the budget was lower. Natural disaster movie buffs won't be disappointed (although you will bite your tongue in some scenes, trying not to yell at the actors... asking them to cover their mouth not to shallow volcanic ash...)


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