Deutschland 83

written on 27/07/2020
by Annett Wania & Michael Lutz


Set in a divided Germany in 1983, during a peak period of Cold War tensions between East and West, Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA, the foreign intelligence agency of the Stasi, to infiltrate the West German army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures.


Deutschland 83 | 2015 | Spy-Drama/Thriller | Mini-series - 8x45 min | German/Italian/Spanish/French, with subtitles in many other languages


This entertaining and gripping mini-series is set in the early 80´s around the topics of the NATO double track decision, the subsequent decision to deploy American middle-range missiles in Germany and the protests of the  left-wing peace movement.

It also comes with an amazing 80´s soundtrack and plenty of scenes featuring the culture and products of this time (remember your first walkman?).

It has won or was nominated for numerous awards, among which, the German TV award, the Grimme award and the International Emmy Award.


The mini-series is available on Amazon Prime Video (Italy).