Mielke is still a phenomenon, whom the film examines sensitively

Maria Ossowski

(RBB Culture Radio)

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The film does not puff Erich Mielke up into a monster, but precisely exposes his perverse core: the desire for power and its abuse.

Lutz Pehnert

(ARD Information)

A long overdue documentary, that proves how easily fear deprives people of their freedom.

Maria Ossowski

(RBB Culture Radio)

The subtitle of the commendable docudrama says Master of Fear. His passion was fear, he wanted to be feared.

Sven Felix Kellerhoff

(The World)

The Story of the Netherlands

The end result is a magnificent and informative television series, in which Dutch history comes alive in ten episodes.

Nienke Schipper

(Journalist for Trouw)

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The Story of the Netherlands

I find the narrative particularly successful

Prof. Dr. Oscar Gelderblom

(Economic Historian)

The film does not puff Erich Mielke up into a monster, but precisely exposes his perverse core: the desire for power and its abuse.

Lutz Pehnert

(ARD Information)

Generation of Change II

The general despair, the unbelievable chaos after the collapse of the Soviet Union has never been depicted so well as here by director Maarten van der Duin

Hendrik Steinkuhl

(Osnabrücker Zeitung)

14 Diaries of World War One

A story of the destruction and the future of television.

South German Newspaper

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