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The Collini Case (2019)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 18 April 2019 (Germany)
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A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.

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Christian Zübert (screenplay), Robert Gold (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elyas M'Barek ... Caspar Leinen
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Johanna Meyer
Heiner Lauterbach ... Prof. Dr. Richard Mattinger
Manfred Zapatka ... Hans Meyer
Jannis Niewöhner ... Young Hans Meyer
Rainer Bock ... Senior Prosecutor Dr. Reimers
Catrin Striebeck Catrin Striebeck ... Presiding Judge
Pia Stutzenstein ... Nina
Peter Prager ... Caspar's Father
Franco Nero ... Fabrizio Collini
Hannes Wegener ... Aicke
Falk Rockstroh ... Judge
Levi Kirchhoff Levi Kirchhoff ... Philipp as Kid
Anne Haug Anne Haug ... Pathologist's Assistant
Thomas Stecher Thomas Stecher
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2001, Fabrizio Collini (Franco Nero), a retired Italian worker, who had been living in Germany for 35 years, kills an elderly wealthy industrialist well known throughout the country. Collini's defense has been assigned to a public defender, the young lawyer Caspar Leinen (Elayas M'Barek), at his first major trial. However, Caspar had been a protegee of the murdered person, who he considered as a kind of father. Written by Ferruccio

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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The book and movie are based losely on a similar real case (Friedrich Engel), without spoiling too much for new viewers. See more »

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14 October 2019 | by mmaguinaSee all my reviews

While the plot is somewhat predictable and Elyas MBarek a bit too old for the character he plays the movie is a compelling thriller. Franco Nero delivers a powerful performance. Worth watching!


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Release Date:

18 April 2019 (Germany) See more »

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$6,708,037
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