Based on a shocking true crime that made national headlines in 1992, this six episode drama serves up a powerful psychological snapshot of a killer and a cop battling it out in Hamburg. A mysterious kidnapping case leads the police to master furrier, Raik Doormann. After finding hidden messages left behind by previous victims, Detective Langenbeck starts to suspect that they may be dealing with none other than the city’s notorious acid bath killer. Single-handedly she launches an undercover investigation and it’s not long before Doorman’s intricate web of lies and deceit starts to unravel...
GERMAN CRIME STORY: DEADLOCK is a cooperation with Amazon Prime Video and was supported by FilmFernsehFonds Bayern (FFF), Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), Film- und Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen (nordmedia) and the German Motion Picture Fund (GMPF).
Michael Proehl, Dirk Morgenstern, Max Eipp, Mark Monheim, Dinah Marte Golch
Oliver Masucci, Angelina Häntsch, Sylvester Groth, Wolf Danny Homann, Nina Gnädig, Nikola Kastner, Valentina Sauca, Sebastian Schwarz