5.8/10
522
2 user 12 critic

Kundschafter des Friedens (2017)

Jochen Falk and two further former Stasi agents embark on a dangerous mission to rescue the kidnapped president of Katschekistan. But soon it becomes clear that Falk pursues his own objectives.

Director:

Robert Thalheim

Writers:

Robert Thalheim (screenplay), Oliver Ziegenbalg (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Hübchen ... Falk
Antje Traue ... Paula
Michael Gwisdek ... Jaecki
Thomas Thieme Thomas Thieme ... Locke
Winfried Glatzeder ... Harry
Jürgen Prochnow ... Kern
Florian Panzner ... Schell
Jörg Malchow Jörg Malchow ... Hansen
Wladimir Tarasjanz Wladimir Tarasjanz ... Dymov
Husam Chadat ... Kasan
Vladimir Korneev ... Kanat
Yevgeni Sitokhin ... Hotelmanager (as Javgenji Sitochin)
Jeanette Spassova Jeanette Spassova ... Anna Wasilowitsch
Walter Kreye ... Lothar Anschütz
Ruth Reinecke Ruth Reinecke ... Außenministerin
Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

David Berman and his friends, all Holocaust survivors, have only one purpose: to go to America as soon as possible. For this they need money. Close to his aim, David is not only deprived of his savings but also overtaken by his shady past.

Director: Sam Garbarski
Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Antje Traue, Tim Seyfi
Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Ex-Police Commissioner Lenders makes a staggering discovery while investigating a murder: one of the victims comes from another time period.

Director: Johannes Sievert
Stars: Alex Brendemühl, Sylvia Hoeks, Maximilian von Pufendorf
Spielmacher (2018)
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Just released from prison, ex-Footballer Ivo gets tangled up in making his way in the world of rigged sports betting and finding love with the mother of his protege player.

Director: Timon Modersohn
Stars: Natalia Avelon, Blerim Destani, Paul Faßnacht
Dead End I (TV Series 2019)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: Antje Traue, Michael Gwisdek, Victoria Schulz
Die Freundin meiner Mutter (TV Movie 2019)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young man falls in love with the woman who happens to be his mother's lover.

Director: Mark Monheim
Stars: Max Riemelt, Katja Flint, Antje Traue
Blame Game (2019)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Martin Behrens (Zehrfeld) is a Middle East expert for the German intelligence agency BND for whom he obtains information that leads to a U.S. drone strike on a wanted terrorist in ... See full summary »

Director: Philipp Leinemann
Stars: Alireza Bayram, Mohammad-Ali Behboudi, Stephan Buschmann
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Four men, betrayed by the bank, unite to take revenge.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Stars: Til Schweiger, Matthias Schweighöfer, Jan Josef Liefers
Tempel (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Boxer-turned-nurse Mark Tempel is threatened with being kicked out of the apartment where he lives with his daughter and disabled wife. The day the mafia violently threatens his family, Tempel returns to his former life as a boxer.

Stars: Ken Duken, Chiara Schoras, Michelle Barthel
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Reporter Annika is at the Nobel prize awards, when shooting kills a woman and wounds an Israeli stem cell scientist. Annika is silenced as witness, so she investigates the killed woman while the press writes about the Israeli.

Director: Peter Flinth
Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A man who earned his life by imitating Elvis Presley in the retired houses, with his newly reunited daughter traveling all over Europe, to deliver a sheep to Norway. A hearthwarmer road movie.

Director: Johannes Fabrick
Stars: Wotan Wilke Möhring, Sofia Bolotina, Julia Koschitz
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A former German Army officer, accompanied by his granddaughter, journeys to the Ukraine to find the woman he once loved.

Director: Nick Baker-Monteys
Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Petra Schmidt-Schaller, Tambet Tuisk
Weinberg (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A man wakes up, disorientated, in a vineyard in the German Ahr area. Above him, he sees a dead woman in the vines. When he returns to the spot after alerting the people in the village, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Friedrich Mücke, Gudrun Landgrebe, Antje Traue
Edit

Storyline

Germany 2015. The Wall is more than 25 years down, when the once legendary GDR-Spy Jochen Falk (H. Huebchen) found himself called back on duty by the former enemy, the BND. The case: rescue the interim president and hope-springing canditate for the peaceful future of the republic of Katchekistan, who was kidnapped by separatists along with Berlin's official man on the ground, Franz Kern (J. Prochnow). The BND needs Falk's old contacts to get him back. Falk is not at all surprised by the helpless approach of the BND and names his conditio sine non qua: bringing back his old team. For the BND a tough and unwelcome call. What the BND doesn't know: Falk and Kern are heartful competetors from those days, and Falk is aiming for payback-time.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Some instrumentals were taken from the DEFA TV series Das unsichtbare Visier (1973) with Armin Mueller-Stahl. See more »

Soundtracks

Old Agent Man
Performed by Charly and the Mysterious Spy Orchestra
(p) © 2017 Filmtonträger
See more »

User Reviews

 
They Trying' To Make Me Return From Rehab
28 January 2017 | by Karl SelfSee all my reviews

Like the agents in this movie, many of the actors in this movie were reactivated. Roles for OAP thespians are pretty thin on the ground -- and have always been. In the case of Jürgen Prochnow, this is practically the first time I have seen him since Das Boot.

The plot idea is brilliant -- Germany's secret service has a serious problem in far-away "Kadschikistan" and has to reactivate a troupe of former East German agents for their "contacts in the field".

Like in so many German comedies, they sort of forgot about a small but esssential ingredient -- a good script, ideally one containing witty dialogues. So off they fly into some former Soviet boondocks where everybody speaks with excessively guttural accents, and women are treated like in a Channel 4 documentary. The former nemeses (plural of Nemesis, I looked it up) eventually rally together against a common foe, roll credits. Frankly, I suspect that German movies suffer from too much benevolent public financing, and not enough I-want-my-money-back investors.


7 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Russian | English

Release Date:

26 January 2017 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Old Agent Men See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.



Recently Viewed