Babelsberg Babylon [Electric Decade]

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0120200727
0120200727By Nick Perry

Babelsberg Film Studios, 1929. A major new movie is in production when its star Krista Wolff suddenly disappears. The head of the studio and film's writer are desperate to find her. Each has their own reasons.

This suspenseful drama is set amid the creative ferment of 1920s Berlin, centred around Babelsberg Film Studio, the world's oldest large-scale film studio. Out of the darkness of military defeat, political chaos, poverty and hyperinflation springs the phenomenon of Weimar culture, a defiant celebration of humanity and artistic expression in all its diverse forms. People flock to Berlin to be a part of the cultural explosion. Writer Jonas Beck, actress Krista Wolff and war veteran Peter X are among them.

Jonas Beck.... Paul Chahidi
Otto Lenz.... Anton Lesser
Lottie.... Clare Corbett
Peter X.... Carl Prekopp
Krista.... Cassie Layton

The songs are written by Nick Perry, Nathan Perry and Maureen Glackin, and the music is arranged and performed by Peter Ringrose.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

Suspenseful drama set amid the creative ferment of 1920s Berlin and its film studio.

Classic titles that influenced and characterised the Jazz Age of the 1920s.

0220200728
0220200728By Nick Perry

Babelsberg Film Studios, 1929. A major new movie is in production when its star Krista Wolff suddenly disappears. The head of the studio and film's writer are desperate to find her. Each have their own reasons.

In Episode 2, the writer Jonas Beck returns to Babelsberg to learn more about Krista Wolff's disappearance. His search takes him to the cabaret.

Jonas Beck.... Paul Chahidi
Otto Lenz.... Anton Lesser
Odette.... Clare Corbett
Willie.... Carl Prekopp

The songs are written by Nick Perry, Nathan Perry and Maureen Glackin, and the music is arranged and performed by Peter Ringrose.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

Suspenseful drama set amid the creative ferment of 1920s Berlin and its film studio.

Classic titles that influenced and characterised the Jazz Age of the 1920s.

0320200729
0320200729By Nick Perry

Babelsberg Film Studios, 1929. A major new movie is in production when its star Krista Wolff suddenly disappears. The head of the studio and film's writer are desperate to find her. Each has their own reasons.

In Episode 3, the writer Jonas Beck has a run in with a detective investigating the case. But is he really a detective? And what does Jonas have to hide?

Jonas Beck.... Paul Chahidi
Fischer.... Michael Jibson
Ilse.... Clare Corbett
Barman.... Carl Prekopp

The songs are written by Nick Perry, Nathan Perry and Maureen Glackin, and the music is arranged and performed by Peter Ringrose.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

Suspenseful drama set amid the creative ferment of 1920s Berlin and its film studio.

Classic titles that influenced and characterised the Jazz Age of the 1920s.

0420200730By Nick Perry

Babelsberg Film Studios, 1929. A major new movie is in production when its star Krista Wolff suddenly disappears. The head of the studio and film's writer are desperate to find her. Each has their own reasons.

In Episode 4, Jonas Beck comes face to face with Peter X, an obsessive movie fan with horrific injuries from the First World War. What does he have to do with Krista Wolff's disappearance?

Jonas Beck.... Paul Chahidi
Krista.... Cassie Layton
Peter X.... Carl Prekopp
Fischer.... Michael Jibson

The songs are written by Nick Perry, Nathan Perry and Maureen Glackin, and the music is arranged and performed by Peter Ringrose.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

Suspenseful drama set amid the creative ferment of 1920s Berlin and its film studio.

Classic titles that influenced and characterised the Jazz Age of the 1920s.

0520200731By Nick Perry

Babelsberg Film Studios, 1929. A major new movie is in production when its star Krista Wolff suddenly disappears. The head of the studio and film's writer are desperate to find her. Each have their own reasons.

In the final episode, we end up back where we started with Jonas Beck holding the Babelsberg Studio boss Otto Lenz at gunpoint. What's tipped him over the edge? Is it the fate of Krista Wolff or the rewrites to his script?

Jonas Beck.... Paul Chahidi
Otto Lenz.... Anton Lesser
Lottie.... Clare Corbett
Barman.... Carl Prekopp

The songs are written by Nick Perry, Nathan Perry and Maureen Glackin, and the music is arranged and performed by Peter Ringrose.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

Suspenseful drama set amid the creative ferment of 1920s Berlin and its film studio.

Classic titles that influenced and characterised the Jazz Age of the 1920s.