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The Child (2012)

100 min | Thriller

Defence attorney Robert Stern can scarcely believe his eyes when he meets with the mysterious client who has summoned him to a godforsaken industrial park. To his astonishment, the defendant is a ten-year-old boy, a fragile child with a ...See moreDefence attorney Robert Stern can scarcely believe his eyes when he meets with the mysterious client who has summoned him to a godforsaken industrial park. To his astonishment, the defendant is a ten-year-old boy, a fragile child with a chronic illness who insists that he was a murderer in a former life. Robert Stern's surprise turns into horror when he searches the cellar described by Simon and finds a human skeleton whose skull has been split by an axe. But this is only the beginning. Simon tells him of other victims whose bodies have lain undiscovered for years. Suddenly, the present becomes murderously dangerous as well... Written by Sebastian Fitzek See less
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Oct 18, 2012 (Germany)

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Dieter Hallervorden
Mr. Stiemer Mr. Stiemer   See fewer
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Peter Greene
Martin Engler Martin Engler   See fewer
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Eric Roberts
Robert Stern Robert Stern   See fewer
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Ben Becker
Andreas Borchert Andreas Borchert   See fewer
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Christian Traeumer
Simon Sachs Simon Sachs   See fewer
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Sunny Mabrey
Carina Freitag Carina Freitag   See fewer
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Yvonne Maria Schäfer
Sophie Stern Sophie Stern   See fewer
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Clemens Schick
Thomas Brandmann Thomas Brandmann   See fewer
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Reiner Schöne
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Luc Feit
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Julia Ubrankovics
Mid-Wife Mid-Wife   See fewer
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Daniela Ziegler
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Emilie Hünnekens
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4.2 / 10 | 809 votes