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(1998)
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The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his heritage in a flat and a home computer. At first he dials up to bulletin boards to discuss conspiracy theories inspired by his favorite novel, R.A. Wilson's "Illuminatus", but soon he and his friend David start breaking into government and military computers. Pepe, one of Karl's rather criminal acquaintances senses that there is money in computer cracking - he travels to east Berlin and tries to contact the KGB.

  1. Hans-Christian Schmid

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Fabian Busch

    Fabian Busch

    David

  2. August Diehl

    August Diehl

    Karl Koch

  3. Dieter Landuris

    Dieter Landuris

    Pepe

  4. Jan-Gregor Kremp

    Jan-Gregor Kremp

    Lupo

  5. Zbigniew Zamachowski

    Zbigniew Zamachowski

    Sergej

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 14, 1999
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 39m

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