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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 ...  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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

30 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Babylon Berlin See more »

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Budget:

€40,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Gereon Rath calls to be connected to Cologne he mentions the numbers "13-08". Henk Handloegten was born on August 13th. See more »

Connections

References Lichtspiel Opus 1. (1921) See more »

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Babylon Charleston
By Moka Efti Orchestra
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One of the best!
24 November 2017 | by exmachina-05167See all my reviews

If, you are tired of the condescending, juvenile American TV series banality? watch "Babylon Berlin" It is a German TV series set in the 1920's in Berlin. Shades of "I am a camera" The plot, actors, locations, script, dance routines (yes dance.. it does actually fit into the story) are all fantastically well done. The lead actress, Liv Lisa Fries, is perfect as a cross between Audrey Tautou in "Amelie" and Caroline Proust in "Engranage" Quirky, tough, determined, good hearted (buried a little) and capable of doing what is necessary; however distasteful. She also has a passing resemblance to Proust which is definite a good thing! Her character depicts the resignation of women, in a man's world, to what levels they have to sink to... to get by and keep themselves sane. Of course, it is in German; but you can find it with English subs. Make efforts to find it and you will not be disappointed.


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