This film is a historical drama and is based on real events and deals with the story of Agnes Wabnitz, daughter of a wealthy inn owner, born in 1841. A police report of the Berlin district from August 28, 1894 shows that Agnes Wabnitz was found dead in the courtyard of a church in Friedrichshain. She lived in the empire of that time and always stood out as an uncomfortable, socially critical person who knew how to inspire the audience for herself and her views.
Magically attracted by cards, dice and roulette, they try their luck. The meeting point is the Reinhardt couple's apartment, which turns into a gambler's paradise in the evening. Dagmar (Karin Ugowski), the young wife, enjoys life in prosperity. With the money she has earned, she can satisfy her excessive living demands. However, Kante ends Dagmar's lucky streak. With skill, lazy tricks and hoax, he pulls luck on his side.
A sophisticated trio has teamed up in the “Waldidyll” restaurant: Hilla Simke (Karin Ugwoski), her husband Benno (Jürgen Zartmann) and the waiter Justus (Bernd Stegemann). They defraud their guests and the state. In this way, the three doubled their income. You can afford a luxury apartment, drive a new car and have an expensive hobby. So far everything went smoothly, but now the new waitress Ilona (Renate Reinecke) brings unrest to her house when she gets on with Benno Simke and Hilla catches the two inflagrantie.
The man for all seasons - that is how Harry Korn (Volkmar Kleinert) could be called, wherever he appears there is always something going on. Even in his job as a tram driver, he behaves carefully and helpfully. But one day he comes into conflict with the law through human error. He is dishonest with his wife (Karin Ugowski), his mother (Erika Dunkelmann) and their colleagues. He has had financial difficulties many times, but so far he has always been able to squirm.
A fire breaks out during the training session in the team of the ice sailors. The athletes and the caretaker try to extinguish it themselves until the fire department arrives. A valuable Hogarth graphic is discovered in the suitcase of the captain of ice sailors, Klaus Grabowski, in front of the house. This was stolen from private ownership a few weeks ago. The team captain and some of his comrades are now suspected of theft and smuggling abroad. Lieutenant Hübner and Commissioner Helga Lindt begin the investigation.
All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare, published in the First Folio in 1623, where it is listed among the comedies. There is a debate regarding the dating of the composition of the play, with possible dates ranging from 1598 to 1608. The play is considered one of Shakespeare's "problem plays"; a play that poses complex ethical dilemmas that require more than typically simple solutions. (Source: Wikipedia)
The Miser (French: L'Avare) is a five-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed on September 9, 1668, in the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris. The miser of the title is called Harpagon, a name adapted from the Latin harpago, meaning a hook or grappling iron. He is obsessed with the wealth he has amassed and always ready to save expenses. Now a widower, he has a son, Cléante, and a daughter, Élise. Although he is over sixty, he is attempting to arrange a marriage between himself and an attractive young woman, Mariane.
Theatrical Novel (also A Dead Man's Memoir) is an unfinished novel by Mikhail Bulgakov. Written in first-person, on behalf of a writer Sergei Maksudov, the novel tells of the drama behind-the-scenes of a theatre production and the writers' world. Bulgakov began work in earnest on the novel on 26 November 1936. In 1929, he had begun a novel, written in the form of letters, called For Secret Friend (also unfinished), addressed to his future wife Helen Bulgakova, which explains how he "became a playwright".
Denis Diderot's philosophical dialogue "Rameaus Neffe" has been one of the most successful productions of the Volksbühne with around 300 performances since its premiere on December 3, 1973 in the "Sternfoyer". It was also shown in national and international guest appearances and in later years on television. "Why are the virtues so detailed?" Because they have set themselves a task that has been contrary to nature - Rameau's nephew (Helmut Straßburger) announces from his own experience and direction.
Le Médecin malgré lui "The doctor/physician in spite of himself" is a farce by Molière first presented in 1666 at le théâtre du Palais-Royal by la Troupe du Roi. The play is one of several plays by Molière to center on Sganarelle, a character that Molière himself portrayed, and is a comedic satire of 17th century French medicine. Sganarelle, a poor woodcutter, makes life a living hell for his wife and family by spending what little he earns on food and drink. As the play opens, he is seen arguing with and eventually beating his wife, Martine, who then decides to take revenge.