We Children from Bahnhof Zoo (TV Series 2021) - IMDb
A dramatization of Christiane F.'s memoirs and her hard beginnings in Berlin.
Reviews
Popularity
1,305 ( 12)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2021  

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Jana McKinnon ...  Christiane 8 episodes, 2021
Lena Urzendowsky ...  Stella 8 episodes, 2021
Lea Drinda ...  Babsi 8 episodes, 2021
Michelangelo Fortuzzi ...  Benno 8 episodes, 2021
Jeremias Meyer ...  Axel 8 episodes, 2021
Bruno Alexander ...  Michi 8 episodes, 2021
Angelina Häntsch ...  Karin 8 episodes, 2021
Sebastian Urzendowsky ...  Robert 8 episodes, 2021
Bernd Hölscher Bernd Hölscher ...  Günther Breitweg 8 episodes, 2021
Valerie Koch ...  Nati 8 episodes, 2021
Nik Xhelilaj ...  Dijan 8 episodes, 2021
Gerhard Liebmann ...  Master Locksmith 8 episodes, 2021
Tonio Arango ...  Tristan 8 episodes, 2021
Stella Brückner Stella Brückner ...  Nicole 6 episodes, 2021
Franz Schmidt Franz Schmidt ...  Nils 6 episodes, 2021
Dimitrij Schaad ...  Milos 5 episodes, 2021
Heide Simon Heide Simon ...  Luise 5 episodes, 2021
Hildegard Schmahl Hildegard Schmahl ...  Anni 4 episodes, 2021
Monika Oschek ...  Colleague 4 episodes, 2021
Thomas Niehaus Thomas Niehaus ...  Boss 4 episodes, 2021
Edit

Storyline

The series is a modern and contemporary interpretation, inspired by the gripping memoirs of Christiane F. and follows six young people who fight vehemently and uncompromisingly for their dream of happiness. They are not victims, but young, brave and strong and their story is absolutely touching and stirring

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to producer Oliver Berben, the budget for the first season episodes is more than 25 million euros. See more »

Connections

Remake of Christiane F. (1981) See more »

User Reviews

 
Better read the book or watch the original film from the 80's
19 February 2021 | by mapikaSee all my reviews

It's so wrong in so many places, I don't know where to start. The original movie was both, repulsing and fascinating at the same time. It felt true and authentic to Christiane F's life story, described in her book. This series is the total opposite: a sterile, high gloss wannabe Hollywood version. It shows the horrors of drugs and prostitution in a polished and stylish way. The kids almost never really behave and look drugged and disgusted by their need to prostitute themselves. Also it just doesn't feel like the 70's. Contemporary, mostly happy pop music (except of some original Bowie songs in the pilot) meets modern fantasy boho retro 70ish to 90ish clothing and props style... Not to mention the 21st century interpretation of the kid's disco "Sound". Why?! My guess: the urge to come across original and creative took overhand. What works with fiction like f.i. "Peaky Blinders", where alternative contemporary music fits perfectly in the raw and brutal 1900s mob scenery, doesn't necessarily work with every story. Especially with true ones it just feels wrong. This has neither much to do with the 70's, nor the book, except the title. If this would be an original fictional story, it might work. But nevertheless for me it lacks interesting characters and a gripping storyline. This series is mostly about style. The camera and most of the actors are good, some are implausible (f.i. The David Bowie double). Therefore 3 stars. But please, see for yourself!


115 of 150 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 56 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

German Website

Country:

Czech Republic | Germany

Language:

English | German | Czech

Release Date:

9 April 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

We Children from Bahnhof Zoo See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed