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Berlin Film Fest 1984. The best place for every cinema fan. Everyone wants to be in on the festival, but that may be really difficult, if one has no accreditation. Also Journalist Matthies ... See full summary »

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Heiner Stadler

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Rolf Giesen (source material), Heiner Stadler | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonard Lansink ... Klaus Uwe Matthies
Werner Grassmann Werner Grassmann ... Fritz Ackrewa
Heinz Van Nouhuys Heinz Van Nouhuys ... Chefredakteur
Wolfgang Längsfeld Wolfgang Längsfeld ... Kollege
Gisela Weilemann Gisela Weilemann ... Frau in der Bar
Gad Klein Gad Klein ... Kritiker
Volker Stollberg Volker Stollberg ... Kritiker
Doris Dörrie ... Kritikerin
Philip Behrens Philip Behrens ... Kritiker
Michael Stejskal Michael Stejskal ... Kritiker
Ponkie Ponkie ... Kritikerin
Peggy Parnass Peggy Parnass ... Kritikerin
Wim Wenders ... Regisseur
Peter Przygodda Peter Przygodda ... Cutter
Helmut Färber Helmut Färber ... Filmhistoriker
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Storyline

Berlin Film Fest 1984. The best place for every cinema fan. Everyone wants to be in on the festival, but that may be really difficult, if one has no accreditation. Also Journalist Matthies gets to know the rules of being in or out when he wants to see a screening and is not welcome. Thus he watches an old German silent flick which he is barely interested in. The next day the newspapers are full of reports about a newly discovered German masterpiece from the silent era. It seems that Matthies had luck. He just saw *the* film everybody is talking about now. Also everybody is speculating about its director, who remains unknown. When Matthies talks to Ackrewa, an old befriended projectionist, about the film, the latter seems to recall the name of the director. Matthies decides to research the case. An odyssey into film-history begins and if it is successful Matthies will come up with a top story. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

26 April 1985 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

King Kong's Fist See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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