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Public Enemies (2014)

Die Spiegel-Affäre (original title)
Playing in Germany in the 1960ies the movie narretes the conflict between former German politician Franz-Josef Strauß and Rudolf Augstein, German journalist and founder of 'Der Spiegel' ... See full summary »
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Sebastian Rudolph Sebastian Rudolph ... Rudolf Augstein
Francis Fulton-Smith ... Franz Josef Strauß
David Rott ... Conrad Ahlers
Johann von Bülow ... Hans Detlev Becker
Max Hopp Max Hopp ... Leo Brawand
Franz Dinda ... Claus Jacobi
Alexander Held Alexander Held ... Siegfried Buback
Nora von Waldstätten ... Maria Carlsson
André Hennicke ... Josef Augstein
Franziska Schlattner Franziska Schlattner ... Marianne Strauß
Otto Mellies ... Konrad Adenauer
Michael Schönborn Michael Schönborn ... Schopf
Henning Baum ... Oberst Martin
Gesine Cukrowski ... Katharina Augstein
Rudolf Krause Rudolf Krause ... Robert Spiering
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Playing in Germany in the 1960ies the movie narretes the conflict between former German politician Franz-Josef Strauß and Rudolf Augstein, German journalist and founder of 'Der Spiegel' magazine. 1962 the Spiegel Affair was a major political scandal in German escalating when Der Spiegel published an article about the sorry state of Germany's armed forces. Maximus.

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Trivia

Franziska Augstein, the daughter of Rudolf Augstein, wrote a commentary article in the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" about this movie, in which she complained about inaccuracies in the movie. She compared however this movie to "All The President's Men" and said that director Roland Suso Richter watched the movie very closely and adapted it for Germany. She also said that Sebastian Rudolph portrayed her father Rudolf Augstein well, even if he didn't have an accent unlike in the movie. See more »

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The research against Strauß for the article about the Nato maneuver "Fallex 62" was not run by Augstein but by journalist Conrad Ahlers. Augstein didn't really like the article in real life. See more »

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

2 May 2014 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

A Spiegel-ügy See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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W&B Television See more »
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Color
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