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Germany, 1931. The youth novel "Emil and the Detectives" is being filmed, which will make its author, Erich Kästner, world famous. An unusual friendship begins between the childless author and fatherless Hans, the 9-year-old playing the character Little Tuesday. Their friendship is put to the ultimate test in the Third Reich when Kästner's books are banned and little Hans becomes a Hitler Youth. Based on a true story.

  1. Wolfgang Murnberger


  2. Dorothee Schön


Top Billed Cast

  1. Florian David Fitz

    Florian David Fitz

    Erich Kästner

  2. Martin Brambach

    Martin Brambach


  3. Saskia Rosendahl

    Saskia Rosendahl


  4. Inga Busch

    Inga Busch

    Marigard Ohser

  5. Teresa Weißbach

    Teresa Weißbach

    Herti Kirchner

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Kästner And Little Tuesday
Kästner And Little Tuesday



Original Title Kästner und der kleine Dienstag

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 1, 2016


    No children younger than 6 years admitted.

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



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