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Free Rainer (2007)

Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.

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Hans Weingartner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Moritz Bleibtreu ... Rainer
Elsa Sophie Gambard Elsa Sophie Gambard ... Pegah
Milan Peschel ... Phillip
Gregor Bloéb Gregor Bloéb ... Maiwald
Tom Jahn ... Bernd
Andreas Brandt Andreas Brandt ... Karl-Heinz
Robert Viktor Minich Robert Viktor Minich ... Harry
Ralf Knicker Ralf Knicker ... Sebastian
Irshad Panjatan Irshad Panjatan ... Gopal
Simone Hanselmann Simone Hanselmann ... Anna
Doris Golpashin Doris Golpashin ... Showmoderatorin
Peer Jäger Peer Jäger ... Gründgens
Us Conradi Us Conradi ... Frau Arnim
Franziska Knuppe Franziska Knuppe ... Maiwalds Freundin
Vinzenz Kiefer ... Titanic Mann
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Storyline

Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Austria | Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

15 November 2007 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Germany See more »

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Budget:

€2,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Hans Weingartner: Network creative #2 in the conference scene near the end. See more »

Goofs

In the movie the data is sent out to IMA via normal telecommunication lines. The data is sent out via GSM-network, which is run differently. See more »

Quotes

Showmoderatorin: It is this man's fault that you all became completely stupid. All alone.
Rainer Kuhhirt: No, this is not true, you know it. I just stole everything. I just stole the concepts from other people, from Holland, from Japan, from whatever. This all existed
Showmoderatorin: Rainer. We can't understand you.
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Connections

Features Streit um Drei (1998) See more »

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Warmer
Performed by Beulah
Composed by Miles Kurosky
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Nice Message
24 September 2007 | by CORITO1See all my reviews

I saw this movie yesterday in the San Sebastian Film Festival. I liked the message a lot.A German TV executive has a wake-up call and changes his life ,supporting a culture-driven society.

In these days , TV programs are usually rubbish, and a lot people think in that way, it's difficult to find programs with real interest. So Reclaim your Brain for me is a very good title. We,Citizens, are very tired of this rubbish we are sold day over day. we can change the world!.

But this change is not in the movies, but In our everyday's life.

thank you to all the crew of this movie for doing this picture.


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