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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 02/2018

Cologne-based Network Movie and Sweden's Anagram Se have joined forces to produce the international high-end six-part series WEST OF LIBERTY, the first novel in Thomas Engström's series of novels about the former Stasi agent and CIA informant Ludwig Licht.

German actor Wotan Wilke Möhring as Licht is no longer in active service and works as a freelance problem solver and barman in Berlin's Kreuzberg. However, when his former CIA colleague and partner in crime GT Berner (Matthew Marsh) contacts him about investigating the case of Lucien Gell (Lars Eidinger), a corrupt leader of a whistle-blower site, Licht decides to return to the shadowy world of the intelligence service to bring the number one enemy of the state to justice...