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This Ain't California (2012)

NR 04/12/2013 (US) DocumentaryHistoryAnimation 1h 33m

B-boy rebellion, communism, skateboarding, the Stasiā€¦


A retrospective look at the youth cultures born in the German Democratic Republic. A celebration of the lust for life, a contemporary trip into the world of skate, a tale on three heroes and their boards, from their childhood in the seventies, through their teenage rebellion in the eighties and the summer of 1989, when their life changed forever, to 2011.

  1. Marten Persiel


  2. Marten Persiel


  3. Ira Wedel


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kai Hillebrand

    Denis 'Panik' Paraceck (uncredited)

  2. David Nathan

    Adult Nico (uncredited)

  3. Alexander Fabian Langlotz

    Teenager Nico (uncredited)

  4. Tina Bartel

    Adult Hexe (uncredited)

  5. Nora Decker

    Teenager Hexe (uncredited)

  6. Gotti Gottschild

    Adult Dirk (uncredited)

  7. Lea Wolfram

    Doreen (uncredited)

  8. Titus Dittmann

    Himself - Businessman (uncredited)

  9. Erich Honecker

    Himself - Politician (archive footage)

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