Lieber Thomas is a 2016 German biographical drama film directed by Andreas Kleinert. The film stars Alexander Scheer as Thomas Brasch, a German poet, playwright, and novelist. The film follows Brasch's life from his childhood in East Germany to his death in 2001. The film begins with Brasch as a young boy in East Germany. He is a bright and talented student, but he is also rebellious and outspoken. He is expelled from school for his political views and eventually joins the East German army. However, he soon becomes disillusioned with the regime and defects to the West. In the West, Brasch struggles to find his place. He is a successful writer, but he is also plagued by drug addiction and mental illness. He eventually returns to East Germany, where he continues to write and work as a political activist. Lieber Thomas is a complex and nuanced portrait of a complex and contradictory figure. Brasch was a brilliant writer and a passionate political activist, but he was also a troubled and difficult man. The film does not shy away from his flaws, but it also shows his humanity and his commitment to his beliefs. Lieber Thomas is a powerful and moving film that sheds light on a fascinating and important figure in German history. The film is beautifully shot and features strong performances from the cast. It is a must-see for anyone interested in German history, literature, or politics.

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Lieber Thomas is a 2016 German biographical drama film directed by Andreas Kleinert. The film stars Alexander Scheer as Thomas Brasch, a German poet, playwright, and novelist. The film follows Brasch's life from his childhood in East Germany to his death in 2001. The film begins with Brasch as a young boy in East Germany. He is a bright and talented student, but he is also rebellious and outspoken. He is expelled from school for his political views and eventually joins the East German army. However, he soon becomes disillusioned with the regime and defects to the West. In the West, Brasch struggles to find his place. He is a successful writer, but he is also plagued by drug addiction and mental illness. He eventually returns to East Germany, where he continues to write and work as a political activist. Lieber Thomas is a complex and nuanced portrait of a complex and contradictory figure. Brasch was a brilliant writer and a passionate political activist, but he was also a troubled and difficult man. The film does not shy away from his flaws, but it also shows his humanity and his commitment to his beliefs. Lieber Thomas is a powerful and moving film that sheds light on a fascinating and important figure in German history. The film is beautifully shot and features strong performances from the cast. It is a must-see for anyone interested in German history, literature, or politics.

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Cast
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Albrecht Schuch

Thomas Brasch
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Jella Haase

Katarina
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Ioana Iacob

Sanda
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Jörg Schüttauf

Vater Horst Brasch / Erich Honecker
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Anja Schneider

Mutter Gerda Brasch
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Joel Basman

Klaus Brasch
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Emma Bading

Silvia
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Peter Kremer

Thomas Brasch (56 Jahre)
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Claudio Magno

Klaus Brasch (11 Jahre)
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Zoë Valks

Jean
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Paula Hans

Bettina
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Marlen Ulonska

Filmdozentin HFF
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Matthias Bundschuh

Regisseur
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Andreas Leupold

Westlektor
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Matthew Burton

Robert Lanz
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Luisa-Céline Gaffron

Gerit
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Christian Kuchenbuch

Vernehmer
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Lilli Fichtner

Alma
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Thomas Lawinky

Remscheid
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Franziska Werner

Knochenbreche
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Markus Friedmann

Abteilungsleiter Tro
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Adrian Julius Tillmann

Vladimir Weigl
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Robert Schupp

Reporter vom Stern
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Peter Moltzen

Beamter
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Michael Schweighöfer

Grischa
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Elisabeth Ehrlich

Dodo
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Johanna Polley

Jutta
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Hans Jürgen Alf

Hausswart Peschke (as Hans-Jürgen Alf)
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Kerstin Thielemann

Krankenschwester
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Florens Schmidt

Grenzer
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Lisa Ayimah

Mimi
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Julian Gorsanski

Dadaist
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Tom-Laurin Beckhaus

Brunke
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Georg Armin Sauer

Mieter (as Armin Sauer)
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Steffen Gräbner

Sachse im Wartburg
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Johannes Quester

Offizier Kadettenschule
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Jona Gaensslen

Kadett Hans
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Sanny Bathe

Kadett Rico
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Claudio Schulte

Kadett Olaf
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Olivia Mill

Tochter 2 Jahre
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Marie Meschkowski

Tochter 12 Jahre
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Yuna Bennett

Marion Brasch (9 Jahre) (as Yuna Schiller)
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Elena Mika Huch

Marion Brasch (17 Jahre)
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Benjamin Busch

Klaus Brasch (6 Jahre)
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Iarmer Warnoch

Peter Brasch (15 Jahre)
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Dennis Vehlen

Worker (uncredited)
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Andreas Kleinert

Director
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Thomas Wendrich

Writer
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