“The entertainment is excellent.” – The Globe and Mail
“Sunny and slick and full of twentysomething eye candy, Deutschland 83 is as much glossy soap opera as Cold War espionage thriller.” – Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter
“… the series has a perspective that makes it refreshing.” – Neil Genzlinger, The New York TimesTaking viewers back to the Cold War is the engrossing, 100% certified fresh, breakaway hit DEUTSCHLAND 83, now streaming exclusively on CraveTV. With a killer 80s soundtrack and anchoring the popular Dramas, Historic TV, and Action & Adventure Collections, the series that Globe and Mail television critic John Doyle described as “a wild ride, … darkly entertaining and occasionally genuinely creepy drama” has already garnered massive critical acclaim and a 2016 Peabody Award. The eight-part, one-hour series is a captivating, coming-of-age espionage thriller set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay) is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures The series is written and created by American journalist and author Anna Winger (This Must Be the Place) alongside her husband Joerg Winger, a successful German showrunner (SOKO LEIPZIG), who serves as executive producer. DEUTSCHLAND 83 is executive produced by Nico Hofmann and directed by Edward Berger and Samira Radsi. The series is a UFA Fiction production for RTL Television in Germany, and distributed by Fremantle Media International. The series had its exclusive world premiere during the inaugural Berlinale Special Series at the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival.