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Babylon Berlin 

Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.
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Series cast summary:
Volker Bruch ...  Gereon Rath 16 episodes, 2017
Liv Lisa Fries ...  Charlotte Ritter 16 episodes, 2017
Peter Kurth ...  Bruno Wolter 16 episodes, 2017
Matthias Brandt ...  August Benda 16 episodes, 2017
Leonie Benesch ...  Greta Overbeck 16 episodes, 2017
Severija Janusauskaite ...  Svetlana Sorokina 14 episodes, 2017
Lars Eidinger ...  Alfred Nyssen 14 episodes, 2017
Misel Maticevic ...  Der Armenier / ... 14 episodes, 2017
Fritzi Haberlandt ...  Elisabeth Behnke 14 episodes, 2017
Karl Markovics ...  Samuel Katelbach 14 episodes, 2017
Jens Harzer ...  Dr. Anno Schmidt 14 episodes, 2017
Ernst Stötzner Ernst Stötzner ...  Generalmajor Seegers 14 episodes, 2017
Jördis Triebel ...  Dr. Völcker 14 episodes, 2017
Christian Friedel ...  Gräf 14 episodes, 2017
Thomas Thieme Thomas Thieme ...  Karl Zörgiebel 14 episodes, 2017
Denis Burgazliev Denis Burgazliev ...  Trochin 13 episodes, 2017
Pasha Sol ...  Trochin 13 episodes, 2017
Anton von Lucke ...  Stephan Jänicke 12 episodes, 2017
Derrick VanDerMillen ...  Stephan Jänicke 10 episodes, 2017
Ivan Shvedoff ...  Alexej Kardakow 9 episodes, 2017
Hannah Herzsprung ...  Helga Rath 9 episodes, 2017
Waléra Kanischtscheff ...  Michail Fallin 9 episodes, 2017
Dmitri Alexandrov ...  Grigori Selenskij 9 episodes, 2017
Henning Peker Henning Peker ...  Franz Krajewski 8 episodes, 2017
Sebastian Urzendowsky ...  Max Fuchs 8 episodes, 2017
Thorsten Merten Thorsten Merten ...  Henning 8 episodes, 2017
Rüdiger Klink Rüdiger Klink ...  Czerwinski 8 episodes, 2017
Philip Hersh ...  Franz Krajewski 8 episodes, 2017
Benno Fürmann ...  Oberst Wendt 7 episodes, 2017
Jacob Matschenz Jacob Matschenz ...  Fritz 7 episodes, 2017
Marie Gruber Marie Gruber ...  Emmi Wolter 7 episodes, 2017
Irene Böhm Irene Böhm ...  Toni Ritter 7 episodes, 2017
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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 https://www.babylon-berlin.com/en/about-babylon-berlin/the-story/

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

30 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Babilon Berlin See more »

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Budget:

€40,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Most expensive non-English language drama series ever made in history and also most expensive German TV series at the time of its first season release with a budget of approximately 40 million Euros. See more »

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References Lichtspiel Opus 1. (1921) See more »

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Great start
18 October 2017 | by rmoreauautorSee all my reviews

As a German I feel a little desperate for good German TV series productions. The last I watched was Deutschland 83. Before that I really don't know, there is quite a big gap.

Babylon Berlin chose an interesting time period. The golden 20s. Not so golden for everyone, as we see through Charlotte Ritter and her family. The series starts in the year 1926. The future will show how far they get into Naziland. The takeover is still a couple of years in the future, but the general turmoil is already coming.

The production quality seems to be outstanding. Loved the last ten minutes of the second episode with a nice scene. There will be quite a bit of nudity. Which I don't mind, I like it actually.


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