Meanwhile, Charlotte Ritter’s (Liv Lisa Fries) close friend Greta Overbeck (Leonie Benesch) was executed in prison. All help came too late for them. “The Armenian” (Mišel Matičević) also did not survive the season three finale.
“Babylon Berlin”: Season Four Begins Here
New episodes now start on New Year’s Eve from 1930 to 1931. The global economic crisis led to poverty, impoverishment and unemployment in the Weimar Republic. In the Reichstag elections of 1930, the NSDAP won more than 18 percent of the vote. SA crooks under their leader Stennes (Hanno Koffler) terrorize the streets of the Reichs capital Berlin, attacking Jewish shops and civilians.
But the sinful Berlin of the 1920s, which was doomed to collapse within a few years, still exists. For example, Charlotte Ritter takes part in a sweaty dance marathon at the Moka Efti, while the whole city shouts “A day like gold!” calls. warbles, the song of the hour.
Another murder leads to the Berlin underworld
Meanwhile, the police officers of the Red Castle around Rath, Wilhelm Böhm (Godehard Giese) and Ernst Gennat (Udo Samel), are busy with a new murder case. A corrupt city official is found dead. The investigations lead the police officers deep into the underworld of Berlin and to mobster boss Walter Weintraub (Ronald Zehrfeld).
Alfred Nyssen wants to make Germany militarily strong again
Meanwhile, the son of conservative entrepreneur Alfred Nyssen (Lars Eidinger) dreams of conquering the moon with advanced German rocket technology. However, the first prototypes can also be used as a weapon of war. At a festive New Year’s Eve ball in Nyssen’s villa, a guest recognizes the “Blue Rothschild”, an extremely valuable diamond. He informs New York mobster Abraham Goldstein (Mark Ivanir), who then leaves Brooklyn for Berlin to reclaim the family heritage. A conflict with Nyssen is inevitable.
Charlotte Ritter comes on the trail of the “White Hand”.
Charlotte Ritter’s sister Toni (Irene Böhm) is meanwhile – like so many children and young people at the time – struggling through the street. After breaking into a department store, she also becomes involved in a murder case and, together with Charlotte, comes on the trail of the vigilante organization “White Hand”.
Worth knowing about the fourth season of “Babylon Berlin”
The fourth season of the series is based on Volker Kutscher’s novel “Goldstein” (2010). In addition to well-known actors such as Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries, Benno Fürmann, Lars Eidinger, Hannah Herzsprung, Godehard Giese, Fritzi Haberlandt, Karl Markovics and many more, this time there will be Mark Ivanir, Barbara Philipp , Moisej Bazijan, Ronald Kukulies, among others. , Thomas Arnold, Lenn Kudrjawizki, Hannes Wegener and Max Raabe are new.
The authors of the new season are Achim von Borries, Bettine von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Khyana El Bitar and Tom Tykwer. As usual, Handloegten, von Borries and Tykwer are responsible for directing the twelve episodes of season four.