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Die Bertinis (1988– )

TV Mini-series | 436 min | Drama

Critically acclaimed five-part mini series based upon the family story of novelist Ralph Giordano. In 1897, Italian immigrant Giacomo Bertini and his Swedish wife Emma decide to stay in Hamburg, while Rudolph Lehmberg marries the young ...See moreCritically acclaimed five-part mini series based upon the family story of novelist Ralph Giordano. In 1897, Italian immigrant Giacomo Bertini and his Swedish wife Emma decide to stay in Hamburg, while Rudolph Lehmberg marries the young Jewish girl Recha Seelmann. Twenty years later, the Bertinis' son Alf, an upcoming pianist, gets to know Lea, the Lehmbergs' daughter. Although Lea is a talented musician herself, she decides to marry Alf and support his career. At the beginning of the 1930s, the couple realizes that Alf's dreams of becoming a music star were illusions. Lea tries to earn money to feed her three sons Roman, Cesar and Ludwig. The Nazi takeover in 1933 changes everything because Lea and Alf's relationship is now considered as "intermarriage". The have to fight against discrimnation and hate of the new "aryan" society. The family finally fears deportation to a concentration camp and hides in a cellar on inhuman conditions... Written by fippi2000 See less
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Updated Oct 31, 1988

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Oct 31, 1988 (West Germany)

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Hannelore Hoger
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Elfriede Kuzmany
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Gerda Gmelin
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Karin Gregorek
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Nina Hoger
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Marianne Kehlau
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Katja Riemann
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Kurt Ackermann
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Rudolf Brand
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Till Dunckel
Cesar Bertini (young) Cesar Bertini (young)   See fewer
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Sebastian Eble
Roman Bertini (young) Roman Bertini (young)   See fewer
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Stephanie Eidt
Frau Snider Frau Snider   See fewer
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Zuzana Frenglová
Recha Seelmann Lehmberg (young) Recha Seelmann Lehmberg (young)   See fewer
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Ulrich Hub
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Jan Laibl
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Günter Lüdke
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Aslak Maiwald
Ludwig Bertini (young) Ludwig Bertini (young)   See fewer
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Jens Reichardt
Fred Asberth Fred Asberth   See fewer
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Christine Röthig
Emma Ossbahr Bertini (young) Emma Ossbahr Bertini (young)   See fewer
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Thomas Visek
Alf Bertini (young) Alf Bertini (young)   See fewer
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Hannelore Wüst
Frau Otte Frau Otte   See fewer
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Rudolph Lemberg (young) Rudolph Lemberg (young)   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 37 votes