Autumn 1929 – Shadows above Babylon
TV Documentary | RBB/WDR 2020
Writer/Director: Matthias Luthardt, based on an idea by Volker Heise
Production: Zero One Film
Free streaming in the ARD media library until October 11th 2021
Autumn 1929: Berlin becomes more and more the scene of political disputes.
A media mogul allies himself with the Nazis. A chorus girl steals the show from a star. A satirist provokes his country. Alfred Hugenberg, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Tucholsky. A film about the beginning of the end of the Weimar Republic.
Five actors and actresses from the third season of “Babylon Berlin” bring the quotations of various contemporary witnesses to life: Benno Fürmann, Godehard Giese, Nina Gummich, Fritzi Haberlandt and Sebastian Urzendowsky.