The Captain from Köpenick (1956)
1h 33min · Comedy, Drama · 16 August 1956
A young shoemaker is arrested for stealing a small amount of money, and is released after being jailed for 15 years. He wants to have a pass to get a job and start anew, but without a job he doesn't get a pass; and without a pass, he doesn't get a job. He gets into the net of Prussian bureaucracy, and can't see a solution. Until he enters a small Second-Hand Shop, and sees a Prussian Uniform that fits him like a second skin...
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Director(s): Helmut KäutnerCast: Heinz Rühmann, Martin Held, Hannelore Schroth