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Caged Birds (2020)

Bis wir tot sind oder frei (original title)
Barbara Hug is a young radical lawyer fighting Switzerland's antiquated prison system in the 1980s. Walter Stürm is in and often escaping out of jail becoming known as the Jailbreak King. When the two meet an unlikely alliance is formed.

Director:

Oliver Rihs

Writers:

Dave Tucker, Oliver Keidel (co-writer) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jella Haase ... Heike Vollmer
Anatole Taubman ... Peter Rothenburg
Joel Basman ... Walter Stürm
Marie Leuenberger ... Barbara Hug
Bibiana Beglau ... Meret Spengler
Pascal Ulli ... Roger Belier
Christian Samuel Weber ... Jail guard
Beat Marti ... Doctor Steiner
Michael Schertenleib Michael Schertenleib ... Remo
Martina Schöne-Radunski Martina Schöne-Radunski ... Sieghilde Braun
Philippe Graber Philippe Graber ... Felix Lammel
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Barbara Hug is a young radical lawyer fighting Switzerland's antiquated prison system in the 1980s. Walter Stürm is in and often escaping out of jail becoming known as the Jailbreak King. When the two meet an unlikely alliance is formed.

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Drama | Romance

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Soundtracks

Verschwende deine Jugend
Performed by DAF
Music & lyrics by Robert Görl and Gabi Delgado-Lopez
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Official Sites:

Contrast Film [Switzerland]

Country:

Germany | Switzerland

Language:

German | Swiss German | Spanish

Release Date:

25 February 2021 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Caged Birds See more »

Filming Locations:

Zurich, Switzerland See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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