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Der Mann aus der Pfalz (2009)

A docudrama about Germany's former chancellor Helmut Kohl, whose 16-year tenure during the 80s and 90s included the reunification of the country after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Thomas Schadt
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Credited cast:
Thomas Thieme Thomas Thieme ... Helmut Kohl - alt
Stephan Grossmann ... Helmut Kohl - jung
Renée Soutendijk ... Hannelore Kohl - alt
Rosalie Thomass ... Hannelore Kohl - jung
Erick Desmarestz Erick Desmarestz ... François Mitterrand
Ernst Stankovski Ernst Stankovski ... Konrad Adenauer
Claus Theo Gärtner Claus Theo Gärtner ... Heiner Geißler - alt
Rainer Sellien ... Heiner Geißler - jung
Gerd Wameling Gerd Wameling ... Peter Altmeier
Jürgen Hentsch Jürgen Hentsch ... Eduard Ackermann
Jürgen Heinrich ... Horst Teltschik
Katharina Meinecke Katharina Meinecke ... Chefsekretärin - alt
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anita Puppe Anita Puppe ... Frau Schreiner
Hans-Michael Rehberg
Annett Renneberg Annett Renneberg ... Chefsekretärin - jung
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A docudrama about Germany's former chancellor Helmut Kohl, whose 16-year tenure during the 80s and 90s included the reunification of the country after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

20 October 2009 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mann aus Oggersheim See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Spoofed in Harald Schmidt: Episode #4.5 (2009) See more »

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Incredibly convincing documentary-drama
31 July 2012 | by mail-4230See all my reviews

Unfortunately there are rarely exceptions to the rule of a lack of professionalism of German docu-drama - this is one. In a very balanced approach this is no propaganda, but shows the many sides of this important political figure. Cruel, how German media has otherwise banned Kohl from reports due to the bribe scandal which is none in all other western countries, not even by morale means. However the left wing majority has deemed Kohl to be persona non grata despite his quite historical importance for reunification. Gives immense inner views of CDU powerplay and private matters. Acting is superbe, genius script, technically great, worthwhile watching not only for politically interested audience.


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