The Tower (2012)

12 10/03/2012 (DE) DramaTV Movie 3h
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Adapted from an award-winning best-selling book by Uwe Tellkamp, 'The Tower' depicts a higher class family’s struggles during crumbling communist rule in 1980’s East Germany. It illustrates the weaknesses and pending downfall of the German communist state through an intimate portrayal of one family's struggles, dreams and decisions. Run-ins with East Germany’s Secret Police reveal the cracks in both the police state and family loyalties.

  1. Christian Schwochow


  2. Uwe Tellkamp


  3. Thomas Kirchner


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jan Josef Liefers

    Jan Josef Liefers

    Richard Hoffmann

  2. Claudia Michelsen

    Claudia Michelsen

    Anne Hoffmann

  3. Nadja Uhl

    Nadja Uhl

    Josta Fischer

  4. Sebastian Urzendowsky

    Sebastian Urzendowsky

    Christian Hoffmann

  5. Götz Schubert

    Götz Schubert

    Meno Rohde

  6. Stephanie Stumph

    Stephanie Stumph

    Ina Rohde

  7. Hans-Uwe Bauer

    Hans-Uwe Bauer

    Ulrich Rohde

  8. David C. Bunners


  9. Claudia Geisler

    Claudia Geisler

    Frau Kolb

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The Tower
The Tower

Original Title Der Turm

Status Released

Original Language German

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