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Babylon Berlin: Season 1 (2017)



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Inspector Gereon Rath, shell-shocked from his service in World War I, uncovers a dangerous web of intrigue when he investigates an underground porn ring.


Volker Bruch
as Gereon Rath
Liv Lisa Fries
as Charlotte Ritter
Matthias Brandt
as August Benda
Severija Janusauskaite
as Swetlana Sorokina/Nikoros
Ivan Shvedov
as Alexej Kardakow
Fritzi Haberlandt
as Elisabeth Behnke
Lars Eidinger
as Alfred Nyssen
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Critic Reviews for Babylon Berlin: Season 1

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (2)

Part noir, part spy thriller, part historical portrait, Babylon Berlin's characters are striking enough that you're happy to follow along, even when you're not super clear on what exactly is happening.

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

It's all wonderfully gripping, and Bruch has the most pained, expressive eyes you'll see all year.

February 12, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Irresistible for many reasons, but one is the way it intersperses a macabre portrait of a doomed society with glints of its promise...

May 16, 2018 | Full Review…

That isn't to say that Babylon Berlin is all doom and gloom; it's a fantastically fun show to watch, with a retro-cool jazz score featuring songs by Bryan Ferry, gorgeous period costumes and set design, and well-placed dashes of humor...

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

The biggest thing going for Babylon Berlin might be its high-production value. Every shot is creatively composed, beautifully dressed, and most importantly, seething with historical accuracy.

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

For viewers like me, who have spent years exploring the world of Weimar Germany, there is an uncanny pleasure in watching Babylon Berlin and recognizing the many cinematic allusions it folds in

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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