a waitress Judith Volkmann (Jördis Triebel) is late in the evening on the way home. In the car you will hear "Wayfaring Stranger", an old American folk song in the Version by Eva Cassidy. Then a "wayfaring stranger appears in fact", a "far-traveling Stranger". A ten-year-old child running to Judith in front of your car is to drive, gets silent again and runs after a moment of shock. Judith wants to stop him, but the Boy fights back, biting her in the Hand and disappears. A foreign child, wandering alone and with a backpack through Berlin at night? Judith is alarmed, and because she is a former policewoman, she calls her Ex-colleagues Deniz Kovacevic (Edin Hasanovic), still sits in office and works, while a male! – Cleaning the carpet sucks. But Deniz does not accept the call. "How can you be so vindictive?", Judith complains on the tape. What is there to fall between the two, remains curiously open until the very end.
by Sherry Hormann staged exciting crime drama, "Missing in Berlin" is of unaccompanied, underage refugees, registered in Germany, but then disappear from the scene. According to the latest Figures from the Federal criminal police office 3217 are currently missing, however, the recorded cases to be understood only as an approximation. The majority of them it is probably good, because they traveled to their families or friends had come to write the screenplay author Frauke Hunfeld and Silke Zertz in your Statement to the Film. "But at the same time, we see young people in Berlin's Tiergarten, the prostitute. Guys who sleep under the bridges, in the subway begging. Young people, in well-known mosques in a network. Children who sell in the Görlitzer Park drug. We learn of human trafficking in refugee homes, organized by criminal Clans.“
Hunfeld and Zertz have spoken with helpers, refugees, family members and police officers. "From powerlessness on all sides and of those who make it a business, is our history."
Two strong female characters
The Film is carried by two strong, interesting female characters and their Actresses. In addition to Triebel as waitering Ex-COP that Natalia Wörner is as an Ex-prostitute Evelyn force, which is beaten by her aggressive lover, but by him not get to you. What are the shops of the trade, remains open, probably not legal. The money takes Evelyn like, you may call her a gangster's bride. She falls on Judith right from the beginning in the exclusive Restaurant, where Judith works and Evelyn belongs to a unpleasant noisy crowd of guests.
Later, Judith arrives in a refugee accommodation surprisingly again on Evelyn, who works there as a managing Director, to the inhabitants of a good wire and different languages speaks. Evelyn cared for Judith willingly with information on the ten-year-old Djamal (lilies Batman), the delivery to your front of the car and since then is gone. In addition, the body of a child is found, the victim of a paedophile was.
Wörners and Triebels presence to impress, add to this the strong cast for the main roles, Edin Hasanovic, the young head of the Department at the Landeskriminalamt as a super-correct, but yet somewhat uncertain nature of the supervisor plays. But why does it have to be a criminal, not the Refugees, but, as so often, the investigators are focused on? The Film outlines sent and touching the fates of various refugee families, but it remains a well-intentioned perspective from the outside: The refugee minor victim, which is hardly even a word in years, only secondary characters, and rushed.More about
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"Missing in Berlin"; ZDF, Monday, 20: 15,