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System Crasher (2019)

Systemsprenger (original title)
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On her wild quest for love, 9-year-old Benni's untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair.

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Nora Fingscheidt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helena Zengel ... Bernadette 'Benni' Klaaß
Albrecht Schuch ... Michael 'Micha' Heller, Anti-Gewalt-Trainer
Gabriela Maria Schmeide Gabriela Maria Schmeide ... Frau Bafané, Jugendamtmitarbeiterin
Lisa Hagmeister ... Bianca Klaaß, Bennis Mutter
Melanie Straub Melanie Straub ... Dr. Schönemann
Victoria Trauttmansdorff Victoria Trauttmansdorff ... Pflegemutter Silvia
Maryam Zaree ... Elli Heller
Tedros Teclebrhan Tedros Teclebrhan ... Erzieher Robert
Matthias Brenner ... Erzieher Wolfgang
Louis von Klipstein Louis von Klipstein ... Praktikant Dennis
Barbara Philipp Barbara Philipp ... Heimleiterin Redekamp
Amelle Schwerk Amelle Schwerk ... Erzieherin Mona
Sashiko Hara Sashiko Hara ... Verkäuferin
Fine Belger Fine Belger ... Erzieherin Kati
Imke Büchel Imke Büchel ... Autofahrerin Frau Herzog
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Storyline

She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old girl has already become what child protection services call a "system crasher". And she is certainly not looking to change her ways. Because Benni has one single goal: to be back at home with her mommy. But Bianca is scared of her own daughter. Mrs Bafané from child protection services is trying her best to find a permanent placement for Benni. She hires the anger management trainer Micha as Benni's school escort and suddenly there is a seed of hope. Will Micha be able to succeed where all others despaired? Written by Weydemann Bros.

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Official Sites:

systemsprenger (de)

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

21 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$503,143
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Germany's official submission to the International Feature Film category of the 92nd Academy Awards. See more »

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Very REAL Portrayal of very REAL Conditions
23 February 2020 | by safsurferSee all my reviews

If this film is hard to stomach, or sit through, or you had to close your eyes and hold your ears through tough parts.....then this film succeeded in its main task of showcasing very real and difficult to treat psychiatric conditions. It can be a little rough to watch at times but also heart warming too so it won't be a total downer the entire time. If you find this film a worthy watch then check out 'Mommy' 2014 to see how this progresses. I rated this an 8, for good, but you'll have to see for yourself to be a fair judge.


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