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The Barschel case is one of the most important political scandals in recent German history. Not least because it has remained unsolved. Countless speculations and conspiracy theories have grown up to the present day to the dramatic death of the politician Barschel. Director and Grimme Award winner Kilian Riedhof tells the mysterious story new and combines documentary with fictional to a virtuoso and breathless political thriller from the perspective of journalists.

  1. Kilian Riedhof

    Director, Writer

  2. Marco Wiersch


Top Billed Cast

  1. Matthias Matschke

    Matthias Matschke

    Uwe Barschel

  2. Alexander Fehling

    Alexander Fehling

    David Burger

  3. Fabian Hinrichs

    Fabian Hinrichs

    Olaf Nissen

  4. Antje Traue

    Antje Traue

    Giselle Neumayer

  5. Edgar Selge

    Edgar Selge

    Walter Brauneck

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Der Fall Barschel
Der Fall Barschel


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Status Released

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  • June 27, 2015
    Theatrical (limited)


    Children 12 or older admitted, children between 6 and 11 only when accompanied by parent or a legal guardian.

Original Language German

Runtime 3h 0m

Budget -

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