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Ku'damm 56 

Caterina Schöllack runs a dance school in Berlin in 1956. It is her goal to give her three daughters the best possible opportunity, meaning to ensure that they marry well, but until then ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Sonja Gerhardt ...  Monika Schöllack 3 episodes, 2016
Claudia Michelsen ...  Caterina Schöllack 3 episodes, 2016
Maria Ehrich Maria Ehrich ...  Helga Schöllack 3 episodes, 2016
Emilia Schüle ...  Eva Schöllack 3 episodes, 2016
Heino Ferch ...  Professor Fassbender 3 episodes, 2016
Uwe Ochsenknecht ...  Fritz Assmann 3 episodes, 2016
Sabin Tambrea ...  Joachim Franck 3 episodes, 2016
Trystan Pütter ...  Freddy Donath 3 episodes, 2016
August Wittgenstein ...  Wolfgang von Boost 3 episodes, 2016
Katharina Schüttler ...  Sonja Lundi 3 episodes, 2016
Robert Schupp ...  Gerd Schöllack 3 episodes, 2016
Anne Werner Anne Werner ...  Christa Hauer 3 episodes, 2016
Markus Boysen Markus Boysen ...  Otto Franck 3 episodes, 2016
Paula Kober Paula Kober ...  Fräulein Martina 3 episodes, 2016
Martina Schöne-Radunski Martina Schöne-Radunski ...  Sissi 3 episodes, 2016
Ferdinand Dörfler Ferdinand Dörfler ...  Onkel Heiner 3 episodes, 2016
Steve Windolf ...  Rudi Hauer 2 episodes, 2016
Emanuela von Frankenberg Emanuela von Frankenberg ...  Frau von Boost 2 episodes, 2016
Steffen Jürgens Steffen Jürgens ...  Ansager 2 episodes, 2016
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Caterina Schöllack runs a dance school in Berlin in 1956. It is her goal to give her three daughters the best possible opportunity, meaning to ensure that they marry well, but until then keeping the young women on a tight leash. The three sisters are doing their best to live up to their mother's expectations and future stifling conventions. It is not without cost, and one sister discovers rock'n'roll, through which she finds the courage to rebel to try find her own way in life.

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Germany

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German

Release Date:

20 March 2016 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Berlin 56 See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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UFA Fiction See more »
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Consists of three approximately 90 minute episodes, however in certain countries, such as France, was instead presented as six approximately 45 minute episodes. See more »

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Good mix of history and fiction
2 August 2018 | by khsoonersSee all my reviews

Ku'damm 56 is fun to watch. This is a great achievement by the actors and the set designers. The series is a bit loaded too much with historical input, almost like something made by a history teacher (and I say this as a history teacher). Sometimes the characters and situations are too much "an example for this" and an "example for that". It is still really interesting how much the 50s were a completely different age even though you can see cars, television and Rock 'n' Roll. The actresses of the three daughters are very good as are the mother and Heino Ferch's sinister doctor. So while this is no Downton Abbey or Boardwalk Empire in terms of quality, it is well worth watching.


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