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Berlin Calling (2008)

A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

Director:

Hannes Stöhr

Writer:

Hannes Stöhr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Kalkbrenner Paul Kalkbrenner ... Martin 'DJ Ickarus' Karow
Rita Lengyel Rita Lengyel ... Mathilde
Corinna Harfouch ... Prof. Dr. Petra Paul
Araba Walton Araba Walton ... Corinna
Peter Schneider ... Crystal Pete
Rolf Peter Kahl ... Erbse (as RP Kahl)
Henriette Müller Henriette Müller ... Jenny
Udo Kroschwald Udo Kroschwald ... Karow - Martins Vater
Megan Gay ... Labelchefin Alice
Max Mauff ... Zivi Alex (as Maximilian Mauff)
Peter Moltzen Peter Moltzen ... Heinrich Karow - MartinsBruder
Dirk Borchardt ... Clubchef Tom
Erdal Yildiz ... Hotelangestellter
Ernest Hausmann Ernest Hausmann ... Pfleger Ernesto (as Ernest Allan Hausmann)
André Hoffmann André Hoffmann ... Franz
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A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

2 October 2008 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Berlin atesi See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lasting for 129 weeks in the German Single Charts "Sky and Sand" is the longest lasting single in the history of the German Single Charts. See more »

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References Christiane F. (1981) See more »

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Performed by Paul Kalkbrenner
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One of the top E-Music Films Ever Made
27 September 2008 | by djpauzeSee all my reviews

I was fortunate enough to view the screening of this movie in Toronto on September 7th. I too have to agree that this movie should have been selected for the Toronto International Film Festival.

The movie portrays the life of techno dj as it really is including: gigs, relationships, record deals, touring and drug use. This is the closest you will get to real life. As one of the above users stated anyone who is from the Hardcore/Underground can tell you that this movie will bring quivers up your spine as to how real it portrays.

From beginning to end this film is non stop action. An extremely talented cast mixed with a great direction and an incredible soundtrack made for probably of my favourite films related to e-music to date.


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