Berlin: Metropolis of Crime – Part 1

This two-part documentary tells the story of the real “Babylon Berlin” during the time of the Weimar Republic on the basis of criminal cases in the context of political and social developments.

In the 1920s, Berlin was regarded as the most modern metropolis in Europe. In times of economic crises and hyperinflation, people hardly knew limits and enjoyed living on the edge. At that time Berlin was a metropolis of crime.


  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Production: Spiegel TV
  • Director: Nathalie Boegel
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: Germany

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