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The Zweiflers

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Broadcast on 7 April 15:00 - 16:45 | Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière
Die Zweiflers
Germany - 2024
David Hadda

Season 1 - 6 x 45 minutes | World Premiere
In German, English, Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian, subtitled in French and English
Episodes 1 & 2

In presence of creator David Hadda and actors Aaron Altaras, Fiszel Ajnwojner, Mike Burstyn, David Gergely and Leo Altaras and actresses Sunnyi Melles, Saffron Coomber, Eleanor Reissa, Deleila Piasko and Lena Klenke.


Family patriarch Symcha Zweifler wants to sell his delicatessen empire when suddenly he is being confronted with his past in Frankfurt's red light district. Things get worse when Symcha's grandson Samuel and his girlfriend Saba are expecting a son. A tragic-comic search for meaning of life begins. 


Note from the artistic direction

Between Frankfurt and Berlin, two cities as vibrant as New York can be, this contemporary tale of a Jewish family tells the story of the inheritance of the family delicatessen between three, soon to be four, generations of Zweiflers. Led by an incredible ensemble cast, the series shows how the past of some and the future of others come to clash, for the greatest joy of the audience.

Technical Sheet

Credits: © Turbokultur

Original Title
Die Zweiflers

Written by
David Hadda, Juri Sternburg, Sarah Hadda

Directed by
Anja Marquardt, Clara Zoë My-Linh von Arnim

Phillip Kaminiak

Vincent Assmann, Aurora Vögeli

Marko Nyberg, Petja Virikko


Aaron Altaras, Sunnyi Melles, Saffron Coomber, Mike Burstyn, Deleila Piasko, Mark Ivanir, Eleanor Reissa, Leo Altaras, Martin Wuttke, Ute Lemper, Leonille Wittgenstein


Turbokultur GmbH


ZDF Studios

ARD Degeto Film, Hessischer Rundfunk