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Berlin Is in Germany (2001)

When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jörg Schüttauf ...
Martin
Julia Jäger ...
Manuela
Robin Becker ...
Rokko
Robert Lohr ...
Wolfgang
Tom Jahn ...
Peter
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Victor
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Ludmila
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Enrique
Carmen-Maja Antoni ...
Bewährungshelferin
Udo Kroschwald ...
Kommissar
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Kurt (as Dirk Borchert)
Dieter Jäger ...
Hausbuchverwalter
Falko Freitag ...
Wärter 1
Inga Dietrich ...
Gefängniswärterin
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Gefängniswärter DDR (as Reiner Rainers)
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When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

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Involving German contemporary drama.
15 September 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

BERLIN IS IN GERMANY is what an outsider hopes to get from a new European film - plausible (well mainly) picture of it's society, vivid characters here represented by unfamiliar faces ( Platerenau's final appearance is a nice surprise), a different look suggesting extensive available light photography - throw in a bit of sex and violence.

This one is considerably better than the Gabin film MELODIE EN SOUS SOL which uses the same situation - released prisoner returns to a home town he no longer recognises.

Its placing in Berlin is effective even if they labor the East-West theme. It leaves you interested in seeing the other work of its performers and writer director.


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