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Hansjörg Thurn


Derek Meister, Simon X. Rost


Dieter Pochlatko, Dreamtool Entertainment


Christiane Paul, Hannes Jaenicke, Christine Neubauer, Armin Rohde, Yvonne Catterfeld, Heikko Deutschmann, Miguel Herz-Kestranek, Heiner Lauterbach


Peter Krause
  • TV Disaster Movie
  • HD 140 min.
  • Participating television broadcaster: RTL


On 09/21/2013 a telecommuncations satellite crashes into the Brandenburger Tor in Berlin and leaves a trail of destruction and fifty six members of the german Reichstag dead. Within the following of minutes additional satellites crash around the globe. Modern communikation as we know it gradually breaks down.

Within CERN – the world’s most advanced research laboratory – an experiment that has gone terribly wrong turns the world upside down.

The world’s darkest hour is a time for patriotic heroes…


heroes like you and me…



Production Manager:

Till Derenbach, Bernhard Schmatz

Original Music:

Johannes Vogel

Film Editing:

Moune Barius

Sound Engineer:

Johannes Paiha

Production Design:

Thomas Stammer

Costume Design:

Alexandra Trummer

Shooting Period:

August 16, 2012 - October 22, 2012

Completion Date:

September 20, 2013

First Screening:

October 3, 2013, 20:15: RTL

Supported By:

Austrian Television Fund, Film und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg, Salzburg Agentur


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