Der Sandmann

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The ambitious young Ina Littmann is an investigative journalist for the TV talk show "Eye in Eye". Her current subject is Henry Kupfer, who wrote a bestseller about a psychopathic killer after he was himself in prison for 8 years for manslaughter. As an entry for the show Ina plans to use a current series of brutal murders among prostitutes. When Ina meets Kupfer, she is despised and fascinated at the same time. Soon she's convinced that Kupfer not only writes about murders, but commits them himself. She smells a smash hit and prepares to prove him guilty on the show.

  1. Matthias Seelig


  2. Nico Hofmann


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  1. Götz George

    Götz George

    Henry Kupfer

  2. Karoline Eichhorn

    Karoline Eichhorn

    Ina Littmann

  3. Barbara Rudnik

    Barbara Rudnik

    Sabine Ammann

  4. Martin Armknecht

    Martin Armknecht

    Volker Lommel

  5. Jürgen Hentsch

    Jürgen Hentsch

    Hauptkommissar Stolpe

  6. Matthias Fuchs

    Matthias Fuchs


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Status Released

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • October 4, 1995
    16, Theatrical



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