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Director:
Writers:
Uli Edel (additional writer)
Kai Hermann (book)
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Release Date:
2 April 1981 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
At 12 it was Angel Dust. At 13 it was heroin. Then she took to the streets. See more »
Plot:
This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins See more »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Eberhard Auriga ... Alter Fixer

Natja Brunckhorst ... Christiane
Peggy Bussieck ... Puppi
Lothar Chamski ... Rolf
Rainer Woelk ... Leiche (as Rainer Wölk)
Uwe Diderich ... Klaus
Jan Georg Effler ... Bernd
Ellen Esser ... Kessis Mutter
Andreas Fuhrmann ... Atze
Thomas Haustein ... Detlev
Lutz Hemmerling ... Bienenstich
Daniela Jaeger ... Kessi
Bernhard Janson ... Milan
Jens Kuphal ... Axel
Christiane Lechle ... Christianes Mutter
Kerstin Malessa ... Tina
Christiane Reichelt ... Babsi
Kerstin Richter ... Stella
Cathrine Schabeck ... Linda
Stanislaus Solotar ... Stottermaxe

David Bowie ... David Bowie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wolfgang Bathke ... Freier im Auto (uncredited)
Renate Küster ... Mutter der Freundin (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Uli Edel  (as Ulrich Edel)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Uli Edel  additional writer
Kai Hermann  book
Horst Rieck  book
Herman Weigel 

Produced by
Bernd Eichinger .... producer
Hans Kaden .... co-producer (as Hans H. Kaden)
Bertram Vetter .... producer: SDR
Hans Weth .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jürgen Knieper 
 
Cinematography by
Jürgen Jürges 
Justus Pankau 
 
Film Editing by
Jane Seitz 
 
Production Design by
Sabine Eichinger 
Harald Muchametow 
 
Set Decoration by
Rainer Schaper 
Holger Scholz 
 
Costume Design by
Myrella Bordt 
 
Makeup Department
Colin Arthur .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sabine Eichinger .... production manager
Edgar Hinz .... unit manager
Harald Muchametow .... production manager
Peter Rothkopf .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Babette Kirchhoff .... assistant director
Petra Materne .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Helmut Donat .... stage maker
Udo Gaidosch .... property master: indoor
Helmut Pospich .... stage maker
Holger Scholz .... property master: outdoor
 
Sound Department
Lothar Mankewitz .... sound
Hans-Dieter Schwarz .... sound mixer
Sybille Windt .... sound editor
Hieronymus Würden .... assistant sound
 
Special Effects by
María Luisa Pino .... apprentice special effects and makeup
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hans-Günther Bücking .... assistant camera
Achim Poulheim .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Carola Mai .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Berno Kürten .... script supervisor
Christiane Felscherinow .... consultant (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Christiane F." - International (English title) (imdb display title), UK (imdb display title), USA (imdb display title)
"We Children from Bahnhof Zoo" - USA
"Zoo" - UK
"Кристиане Ф." - Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
"Я Кристина" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Å være ung er for jævli" - Norway
"Christiane F." - Finland (DVD title)
"Christiane F." - Hungary (imdb display title)
"Christiane F." - Portugal (imdb display title)
"Christiane F. - Mi djeca s Kolodvora Zoo" - Croatia
"Christiane F. - Noi i ragazzi dello zoo di Berlino" - Italy (imdb display title)
"Christiane F. - Tyttö huumekadulta" - Finland (DVD title)
"Christiane F. - i morgen er det slut" - Denmark (imdb display title)
"Christiane F. - tyttö metroasemalta" - Finland
"Christiane F., πόρνη στα 13 για ναρκωτικά" - Greece
"Cristina F." - Colombia (imdb display title)
"Eu, Christiane F., 13 Anos, Drogada e Prostituída" - Brazil
"Kristijana F." - Serbia (imdb display title)
"Moi, Christiane F., 13 ans, droguée, prostituée..." - France
"My, dzieci z dworca Zoo" - Poland
"Vi barn från Bahnhof Zoo" - Sweden
"Yo, Cristina F" - Spain
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Runtime:
138 min | 131 min (cut version)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Australia:R | Australia:RC (1983) | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1981) | Germany:16 | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM14 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:18 | Portugal:M/18 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | UK:18 (video) (2000) (uncut) | UK:18 (video) (1986) (cut) | UK:X (theatrical release) (1981) (cut) | USA:R (certificate #26609) | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Thomas Haustein who plays Detlef in the movie, met real Christiane F. and her friend Stella (portrayed by Kerstin Richter in the movie) on the set when they came to visit during the shooting. Thomas and real-life Stella were dating for a while during the making of the film, and she's in the film too, briefly. She plays the drug dealer who sells Detlef heroin at the Sound Disco Club, near the beginning. She's wearing a long coat. Stella died in 2004 due to health complications, consequence of years of alcohol and drug abuse.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Christiane F. plays the David Bowie album, "ChangesOneBowie," in her room. But the song that is heard - the German version of "Heroes" ("Helden") - is not on that particular record.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Prinz in Hölleland (1993)See more »
Soundtrack:
Look back in AngerSee more »

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