Abandoned by Moscow and desperate for cash, the East German leadership pushes their secret operatives to experiment with global capitalism and save their sinking socialist ship. Long ... See full summary »
A metropolis in turmoil. From economy to culture, politics to the underworld - everything is in the grip of radical change. Speculation and inflation are already tearing away at the foundations of the still young Weimar Republic. Growing poverty and unemployment stand in stark contrast to the excesses and indulgence of the city's night life and its overflowing creative energy. Gereon Rath, a young police inspector from Cologne, is transferred to Berlin in order to solve a criminal case - a porno ring run by the Berlin Mafia. What at first glance appears to be simply a matter of extortion soon reveals itself to be a scandal that will forever change the lives of both Gereon and his closest associates. Together with stenotypist Charlotte Ritter and his partner Bruno Wolter, Rath is confronted with a tangled web of corruption, drug dealing, and weapons trafficking, forcing him into an existential conflict as he is torn between loyalty and uncovering the truth. And we are left wondering: ...Written by
Hard to believe, but one of the best series of the year comes from Germany! The many years of effort by the makers to make this series possible has more than paid off. "Babylon Berlin" appeals to all the senses, tears its audience into an emotional whirlpool and captivates in every scene. Great scripts, fantastic sets and pictures and a great ensemble. Thank you for this great trip - and more of it, please!The Setting the performer the Music the Lights the Camera everything is amazing! Absolutely must LOOK!!! The best German TV Series ever! Cant wait for Season2.
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