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Der Geschichtenerzähler (1989)

The marriage of young, ambitious writer Nico Thomkins with Helen, coming from a rich family, is nothing more than a hardly concealed love-hate relationship. Because of Nico's aggressiveness... See full summary »

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Rainer Boldt

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Rainer Boldt (screenplay), Dorothea Neukirchen (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Udo Schenk Udo Schenk ... Nico Thomkins
Anke Sevenich ... Helen Thomskins
Christine Kaufmann ... Clara Lilienthal
Peter Sattmann Peter Sattmann ... Eduard Hanstock
Rüdiger Wandel Rüdiger Wandel ... Alex Hanson
Jale Arikan ... Ivy
Hans-Michael Rehberg ... Herr Jensen
Christina Horn Christina Horn ... Frau Jensen
Gunnar Möller Gunnar Möller ... Kommissar
Christiane Reiff Christiane Reiff ... Monica Hanson
Vivien Kieper Vivien Kieper ... Meike Hanson
Gustav-Peter Wöhler ... Dr. Tamiroff
Heleen Claasen Heleen Claasen ... Leila
Lin Tyson Lin Tyson ... Sunja
Jürgen Kunz Jürgen Kunz ... Postbote Sylt
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The marriage of young, ambitious writer Nico Thomkins with Helen, coming from a rich family, is nothing more than a hardly concealed love-hate relationship. Because of Nico's aggressiveness Helen flees to the island Sylt and gets into a liaison with a lawyer, boyfriend of her new neighbor Clara. Left alone Nico starts to write again but then fantasy and reality get mixed continuously. Suddenly Nico realizes that since Helen's flight he and the house are watched by Clara. The papers start speculating about Helen's disappearance, finally about her supposed death. Meanwhile Nico, because of his aimless, hostile attitude, gets more and more under suspicion of having murdered his wife, but when he tries to discover Helen's hideaway on his own something horrible happens. Written by Andy-C

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

26 August 1989 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

O contador de histórias See more »

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Color (Agfacolor)

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1.66 : 1
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