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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 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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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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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

19 September 2019 (Germany) See more »

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Benni See more »

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$428,731
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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One of the best German movies in the last years
4 March 2019 | by berlinhimmelSee all my reviews

I saw the world premiere of this movie at the 69. Berlinale and I was really surprised about it. I'm so happy to see, that some rare German Directors can create much better stuff than the typical Till Schweiger comedy movies. This movie is totally different, very intensiv and emotional. I wished we will get more of this in the future.


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