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A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.
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Louis Hofmann ...  Jonas Kahnwald 23 episodes, 2017-2020
Karoline Eichhorn ...  Charlotte Doppler / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2020
Lisa Vicari ...  Martha Nielsen 20 episodes, 2017-2020
Maja Schöne ...  Hannah Kahnwald / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2020
Stephan Kampwirth ...  Peter Doppler / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2020
Jördis Triebel ...  Katharina Nielsen / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2020
Andreas Pietschmann ...  The Stranger / ... 19 episodes, 2017-2020
Paul Lux ...  Bartosz Tiedemann / ... 18 episodes, 2017-2020
Moritz Jahn ...  Magnus Nielsen / ... 18 episodes, 2017-2020
Christian Hutcherson ...  Magnus Nielson / ... 18 episodes, 2017-2020
Oliver Masucci ...  Ulrich Nielsen / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2020
Peter Benedict Peter Benedict ...  Aleksander Tiedemann / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2020
Gina Stiebitz ...  Franziska Doppler / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2020
Deborah Kaufmann ...  Regina Tiedemann / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2020
Daan Lennard Liebrenz ...  Mikkel Nielsen 14 episodes, 2017-2020
Julika Jenkins Julika Jenkins ...  Claudia Tiedemann 1987 / ... 14 episodes, 2017-2020
Carlotta von Falkenhayn ...  Elisabeth Doppler / ... 14 episodes, 2017-2020
Tamar Pelzig ...  Doris / ... 14 episodes, 2017-2019
Dietrich Hollinderbäumer ...  Adam 13 episodes, 2019-2020
Mark Waschke ...  Noah / ... 13 episodes, 2017-2020
Leopold Hornung ...  Torben Wöller / ... 13 episodes, 2017-2020
Christian Pätzold ...  Egon Tiedemann 1986 / ... 12 episodes, 2017-2020
Will Beinbrink ...  The Stranger 12 episodes, 2017-2019
Hermann Beyer Hermann Beyer ...  Helge Doppler / ... 10 episodes, 2017-2020
Christian Steyer ...  H.G. Tannhaus 1986 / ... 10 episodes, 2017-2020
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The first German production from the world's leading Internet TV Network is set in a German town in present day where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double lives and fractured relationships among four families. In ten hour-long episodes, the story takes on a surprising twist that ties back to the same town in 1986. Written by Wiedemann & Berg Television

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The central motif of the series soundtrack mimics the "Doppler Effect" (a high pitch transitioning to a low pitch), perhaps alluding to the centrality of the Doppler family to the story. See more »

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The police car used by Egon in 1953 is actually a model from a much later year as evidenced by the large rear window. A 1953 beetle had a small oval window in the back. See more »


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Written by Emelie Molin and Victoria Skoglund
Performed by Mire Kay
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Not really a "teen" series - dark is very dark!
22 June 2019 | by nooshie-33142See all my reviews

Netflix list this as a "teen" series. I think any discerning watcher of any age will get a lot out of this dark, compelling mystery. Set in a small German town where weird things are happening, it's a mind bending, time shifting saga with each character given weight and importance. The acting is first rate, especially the young actors portraying the kids. This is not "Stranger Things" Euro style - its nothing like it. Eerie and intelligent, you have to really concentrate on the narrative to get all the nuances of the plot and characters. Very, very good. A solid 8 from me and I'm really harsh with my ratings! I'm two episodes into Season 2, and it's as good as Season 1, so far. More mysteries unfolding and characters you really care about. Recommended.


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