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The Circle (2014)

Not Rated
102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Zurich, 1956. The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment to homosexuality. Ernst becomes a member of the gay...See moreZurich, 1956. The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment to homosexuality. Ernst becomes a member of the gay organization DER KREIS and lives through the high point and the eventual decline of the organization, which in the whole of Europe is seen as the pioneer of gay emancipation. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Stefan Haupt (screenplay) | Christian Felix (screenplay) | Ivan Madeo (screenplay) | Urs Frey (screenplay)
Cinematographers
Tobias Dengler | Ernst Immer (documentary segments) | Patrick Lindenmaier (documentary segments)
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Updated Feb 3, 2014

Release date
Apr 27, 2014 (United States)

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42 cast members
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Matthias Hungerbühler
Ernst Ostertag Ernst Ostertag   See fewer
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Peter Jecklin
Principal Dr. Max Sieber Principal Dr. Max Sieber   See fewer
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Marie Leuenberger
Fräulein Gabi Gerster Fräulein Gabi Gerster   See fewer
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Anatole Taubman
Felix Schupp Felix Schupp   See fewer
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Sven Schelker
Röbi Rapp Röbi Rapp   See fewer
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Ingo Ospelt
Emil Lutz Emil Lutz   See fewer
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Matthias Meier
Jean-Martin Jean-Martin   See fewer
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Harriet Hasse
Frau Tobler Frau Tobler   See fewer
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Kenneth Huber
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Christoph Keller
Rent Boy Rent Boy   See fewer
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Stefano Wenk
Barber Andre Barber Andre   See fewer
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Maja Stolle
Sue the Barmaid Sue the Barmaid   See fewer
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Sebastian Ledesma
Italian Rent-Boy Italian Rent-Boy   See fewer
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Aaron Hitz
Teacher Willi Öttli Teacher Willi Öttli   See fewer
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Philippe Nauer
Teacher Meierbans Teacher Meierbans   See fewer
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Markus Merz
Kommissar Stamm Kommissar Stamm   See fewer
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Ingo Schweizer
German Customs Officer German Customs Officer   See fewer
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Martin Hug
Kommissar Baumgartner Kommissar Baumgartner   See fewer
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Ruth Schwegler
Salome Ostertag Salome Ostertag   See fewer
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Ueli Jäggi
Martin Ostertag Martin Ostertag   See fewer
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Catherine Wetzstein
Christine Ostertag Christine Ostertag   See fewer
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Walter Küng
School Inspector School Inspector   See fewer
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Juliette Corboz
Student Trudi Student Trudi   See fewer
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Liri Thaqi
Student Madeleine Student Madeleine   See fewer
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Melina Haupt
Student Verena Student Verena   See fewer
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Mia Frick
Student Ursula Student Ursula   See fewer
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Marino Bernasconi
Pianist / Accordeonist Pianist / Accordeonist   See fewer
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Andreas Stadler
Civil Policeman Civil Policeman   See fewer
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Tim Aebersold
Sieber's Son Sieber's Son   See fewer
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Symi Haupt
Sieber's Daughter Sieber's Daughter   See fewer
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Oliver Fritz
Pianist Live Concert Pianist Live Concert   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 1,438 votes