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Film locations
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In the touching comedy "Summer in Berlin" by Andreas Dresen (2006) the two main characters live at the Helmholtzplatz - and spend their summers there on the balcony.
Already in GDR times, the film industry wanted to build a typical Berlin streetscape at the Babelsberg Studios. But it was only after no suitable location could be found...
The Bourne Supremacy, the second part of the Bourne series, takes place to a large extent in Berlin. Some sequences set in Moscow were actually also shot in Berlin. The...
One daytime scene and three night scenes were filmed for the film Valkyrie in this complex. Approval was initially refused to protect the sombre nature of the location:...
Filming of the American comedy directed by Billy Wilder lasted from June to September 1961. The main location for the comedy about the East-West conflict was Berlin. But...
The Checkpoint Charlie border crossing was a backdrop for the Cold War era James Bond film "Octopussy" (1983), where Roger Moore as James Bond makes a halt at the Allied...
The famous live act and producer Paul Kalkbrenner appears in Hannes Stöhr's movie "Berlin Calling" (2008) as DJ Martin Karow touring the world's clubs with his...
The 1844 Heilandskirche at the port of Sacrow is famous for its stunning location and exceptional architectural style, including a free-standing bell tower. In the 2007...
The luxury Hotel Adlon was at the centre of the action in the 2011 thriller Unknown. Shooting took place over four days at the hotel, although sets at the Babelsberg...
Scenes of the DEFA classic, "The Legend of Paul and Paula", were shot on the Rummelsburger Lake - viewers will find the scene with the boat ride especially memorable. In...
Schönhauser Allee is THE backdrop for many a camera crew wanting to capture a piece of the "real" Berlin on the silver screen. The famous DEFA film of 1957 "Berlin -...
In reality, the whole of Potsdamer Platz is the setting for "Wings of Desire", but no other place in Berlin has changed so much after the fall of the Berlin Wall as this...
Ever since the novel "Mr Lehmann" (2003) was adapted into a film, a large part of which is set in the cosy "Weltrestaurant Markthalle", many visitors have flocked here...
Bahnhof Zoo, formerly the main railway station in West Berlin, has already been the setting of very different films such as "Christiane F. - We Children from Bahnhof Zoo...
Kino International – © Yorck Kinogruppe

Five minutes’ walking distance from Alexanderplatz. Huge hand-painted film posters hang on the sandstone façade of the postmodern building from the 60’s. Though its architecture is striking from the outside, the building’s most impressive features are found inside. With its magnificent chandeliers, retro eastern European style, red armchairs and huge glass front, the cinema’s foyer is a highlight in itself. Be it premieres or gay parties, this cinema hosts all sorts of events where glamorous VIPs mix with students, film lovers and party people.