A dramatization of Christiane F.'s memoirs and her hard beginnings in Berlin.
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Series cast summary:
Jana McKinnon ...  Christiane 8 episodes, 2021
Lena Urzendowsky ...  Stella 8 episodes, 2021
Lea Drinda ...  Babsi 8 episodes, 2021
Michelangelo Fortuzzi ...  Benno 8 episodes, 2021
Jeremias Meyer ...  Axel 8 episodes, 2021
Bruno Alexander ...  Michi 8 episodes, 2021
Angelina Häntsch ...  Karin 8 episodes, 2021
Sebastian Urzendowsky ...  Robert 8 episodes, 2021
Bernd Hölscher Bernd Hölscher ...  Günther Breitweg 8 episodes, 2021
Valerie Koch ...  Nati 8 episodes, 2021
Nik Xhelilaj ...  Dijan 8 episodes, 2021
Gerhard Liebmann ...  Master Locksmith 8 episodes, 2021
Tonio Arango ...  Tristan 8 episodes, 2021
Stella Brückner Stella Brückner ...  Nicole 6 episodes, 2021
Franz Schmidt Franz Schmidt ...  Nils 6 episodes, 2021
Dimitrij Schaad ...  Milos 5 episodes, 2021
Heide Simon Heide Simon ...  Luise 5 episodes, 2021
Hildegard Schmahl Hildegard Schmahl ...  Anni 4 episodes, 2021
Monika Oschek ...  Colleague 4 episodes, 2021
Thomas Niehaus Thomas Niehaus ...  Boss 4 episodes, 2021
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The series is a modern and contemporary interpretation, inspired by the gripping memoirs of Christiane F. and follows six young people who fight vehemently and uncompromisingly for their dream of happiness. They are not victims, but young, brave and strong and their story is absolutely touching and stirring

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Drama

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According to producer Oliver Berben, the budget for the first season episodes is more than 25 million euros. See more »

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Remake of Christiane F. (1981) See more »

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Fancy, yet still not pulling punches
26 February 2021 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

I totally understand, that if you have seen the Original movie from the 80s, you won't feel comfortable with this. Or it is very likely that you don't feel this movie at all. You are missing the grittiness, the dirtiness of the original. This actually is a more modern and more smooth looking approach and retelling of the source material.

That being said, it does not mean it shies away from some very irritating and disturbing things that happen to the characters here. And because this is a show, that spans 8 episodes, it is able to dive further into those characters. Which gives them more motivation and gives them more background. It works in the shows favor.

The actors really do their best and this new take will either enlighten you (better to try something different than just copy something 1 to 1, yes?) or annoy you. Be open minded if you can and you get more in depth - since I have not read the source material, I can't say how much is still probably missing from it. But it does look like we get a lot more than the original film was able to convey - just due to running time issues alone


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Official Sites:

German Website

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Czech Republic | Germany

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English | German | Czech

Release Date:

9 April 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

We Children from Bahnhof Zoo See more »

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