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Acclaimed two-part series based on the true story of an unprecedented hostage crisis which shocked Germany in the summer of 1988. Two robbers hold up a bank and demand free passage from the police while taking bank employees hostage.

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Acclaimed two-part series based on the true story of an unprecedented hostage crisis which shocked Germany in the summer of 1988. Two robbers hold up a bank and demand free passage from the police while taking bank employees hostage.

The situation escalates as the runaway robbers hijack a bus full of people in Gladbeck city centre.

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The situation escalates as the runaway robbers hijack a bus full of people in Gladbeck city centre.

German historical drama. Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life as the son of a blacksmith in Schabbach, a village in rural Rhineland.

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German historical drama. Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life as the son of a blacksmith in Schabbach, a village in rural Rhineland.

As he studies the languages of tribal South America, the return from military service of his more worldly brother Gustav fails to break him from his daydream, but day-to-day living in Prussian feudal society means that his dreams have to be put on hold.

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As he studies the languages of tribal South America, the return from military service of his more worldly brother Gustav fails to break him from his daydream, but day-to-day living in Prussian feudal society means that his dreams have to be put on hold.

A vivid and well-mounted German-language drama imagines what it was like in the Wittenberg of 1517 for young monk Martin Luther and his friends. It does a fine job of getting across the corruption of the church at the time: one scene sees a (literally) fiery preacher using every theatrical trick in the book to extort money from the poor. Meanwhile Luther is prevailed upon to paste his rebellious pamphlet on a church door and so lights the touchpaper on centuries of religious conflict

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A vivid and well-mounted German-language drama imagines what it was like in the Wittenberg of 1517 for young monk Martin Luther and his friends. It does a fine job of getting across the corruption of the church at the time: one scene sees a (literally) fiery preacher using every theatrical trick in the book to extort money from the poor. Meanwhile Luther is prevailed upon to paste his rebellious pamphlet on a church door and so lights the touchpaper on centuries of religious conflict

The Catholic church has excommunicated Luther and condemned him as a heretic, but the Reformation can no longer be stopped. Whilst in hiding, and widely believed to be dead, Luther translates the Bible into German for the first time so that the ordinary people can read it.

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christainityhistorymartin lutherreformationreligion

The Catholic church has excommunicated Luther and condemned him as a heretic, but the Reformation can no longer be stopped. Whilst in hiding, and widely believed to be dead, Luther translates the Bible into German for the first time so that the ordinary people can read it.

  • Schuld (Shades of Guilt) Season 1

  • Maris Pfeiffer Hannu Salonen , , 2015

Haunting German legal thriller in which defence lawyer Friedrich Kronberg aims to tip the scales of justice in favour of those he represents as he probes complex cases that span various timelines. Strong Language,Violence and scenes of a sexual nature. Not suitable for younger viewers.

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Haunting German legal thriller in which defence lawyer Friedrich Kronberg aims to tip the scales of justice in favour of those he represents as he probes complex cases that span various timelines. Strong Language,Violence and scenes of a sexual nature. Not suitable for younger viewers.