Berlin Alexanderplatz

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Berlin Alexanderplatz, originally broadcast in 1980, is a 14-part West German television miniseries, set in 1920s Berlin and adapted and directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder from the Alfred Döblin novel of the Berlin Alexanderplatz. read more

Berlin Alexanderplatz, originally broadcast in 1980, is a 14-part West German television miniseries, set in 1920s Berlin and adapted and directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder from the Alfred Döblin novel of the Berlin Alexanderplatz. It stars Günter Lamprecht, Hanna Schygulla, Barbara Sukowa, Elisabeth Trissenaar and Gottfried John. The complete series is 15½ hours long. In 1983, it was released theatrically in the United States, where a theatre would show two or three parts per night. It garnered a cult following in the US and was eventually released on VHS and broadcast on PBS and then Bravo.

Original Release

10/05/1980

US Release

08/10/1983

Cast

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