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The Door (2009)

Die Tür (original title)
A successful artist loses control of his life after his young daughter's death. A chance for a new start appears, but all is not what it seems.

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Anno Saul

Writers:

Jan Berger (screenplay), Akif Pirinçci (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mads Mikkelsen ... David Andernach
Jessica Schwarz ... Maja Andernach
Valeria Eisenbart Valeria Eisenbart ... Leonie Andernach
Thomas Thieme Thomas Thieme ... Siggi Butschma
Tim Seyfi ... Max Oelze
Stefan Gebelhoff Stefan Gebelhoff ... Paul Wiegand
Suzan Anbeh ... Susanne Wiegand
Heike Makatsch ... Gia
Nele Trebs ... Nele Wiegand
Thomas Arnold ... Edgar Keun
Karsten Dahlem Karsten Dahlem ... Polizist 1
René Lay ... Polizist 2
Christof Düro Christof Düro ... Fahrer Kleinbus
Lena Sabine Berg Lena Sabine Berg ... Henriette Zahnert (as Sabine Berg)
Patrick Heinrich Patrick Heinrich ... Segej
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A successful artist loses control of his life after his young daughter's death. A chance for a new start appears, but all is not what it seems.

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

26 November 2009 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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$407,728
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Dolby Digital EX

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was set intentionally in no specific city or country so the story could take place in any Northern European city (the exterior shots were filmed mostly in Potsdam, Germany). This is recognizable by the fact that the vehicle licence plates have no format used in the EU, the uniforms of the police officers are just plain black and the police car has no markings. See more »

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One of the best Film Festival Movies I have ever seen
23 November 2015 | by paprikacaramiaSee all my reviews

It was quite challenging, being in the states, to find this movie for my collection with decent subtitles. By far it has to be watched in its original German language. Watching the dubbed versions are horrific and kill the movie entirely. Which is a crime because this really is a very interesting and gripping film. That characters are dynamic and plot does manage to have it's twits and turns. The interactions are completely believable and, once again, Mads Mikkelsen turn in a very good performance. Then again he very very very rarely turns in a sub- par performance. Even the child actor in this is good. I can not praise this movie enough. Very high quality, in my opinion, and I'm usually pretty critical of movies. This is the international movie I show my friends when they tell me they want to watch something good from another country.


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