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Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (1997)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Harald Juhnke ... Wilhelm Voigt
Udo Samel ... Bürgermeister Obermüller
Elisabeth Trissenaar ... Mathilde Obermüller
Katharina Thalbach ... Marie Hoprecht
Hermann Beyer Hermann Beyer ... Friedrich Hoprecht
Rolf Hoppe ... Zuchthausdirektor
Reimar J. Baur Reimar J. Baur ... Adolf Wormser
Hark Bohm Hark Bohm ... Kriminalinspektor Schmude
Matthias Günther Matthias Günther ... Stadtkämmerer Rosenkrantz
Reiner Heise Reiner Heise ... Kallenberg
Jürgen Hentsch Jürgen Hentsch ... Kriminaldirektor Mehlhorn
Horst Hiemer Horst Hiemer ... Reviervorsteher
Hansjürgen Hürrig Hansjürgen Hürrig ... Polizeiinspektor
Michael Klobe Michael Klobe ... Wabschke
Holger Mahlich Holger Mahlich ... Knell


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Germany | Austria | Switzerland



Release Date:

21 August 1997 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Kapitan z Köpenick See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hanover Film See more »
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1.33 : 1
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