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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 28 episodes, 2017-2020
Liv Lisa Fries ...  Charlotte Ritter 28 episodes, 2017-2020
Leonie Benesch ...  Greta Overbeck 27 episodes, 2017-2020
Peter Kurth ...  Bruno Wolter 16 episodes, 2017
Matthias Brandt ...  August Benda 16 episodes, 2017
Lars Eidinger ...  Alfred Nyssen 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Ernst Stötzner Ernst Stötzner ...  Generalmajor Seegers 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Severija Janusauskaite ...  Svetlana Sorokina 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
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
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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 »

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Dolby Digital

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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 »

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References Lichtspiel Opus 1. (1921) See more »

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Nachtlied
By Johnny Klimek & Tom Tykwer
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A Great Show
22 February 2018 | by bshaefSee all my reviews

A great series - good acting, story, direction and photography and the sets are beyond cool. I have watched six episodes so far and liked every one from the first to last minute. I hope this is a signal that the Germans are going to add a bunch of great series and movies to the Netflix library.


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