Mrs. Meyer needs a lawyer. Savaz would like to borrow 5 Marks in an unorthodox manner. Ramona didn′t come home last night at all. A confused old man is causing trouble on the stairs. And then, of course, there is the thing with the Moroccans. The 16-year old Karem has a secret understanding with Mrs. Illhardt.
His 18-year old brother Sayed was the predecessor and is jealous. Abdoul, the oldest brother, should be looking after his brothers, but he can′t. Father Belhardi, a practicing muslim, doesn′t understand the world anymore. Typical cases for police superintendent Hans Raulien. "Raulien′s District": an industrial area, in the Ruhrgebiet, is wedged between the motorway and the August Thyssen Steelworks. Duisburg - Bruckhausen. Unemployment runs at 50% and the foreign population at 65% - impoverishment, alcoholism, abundance of children. But they are trying to cope living all together. Anyway, enough problems are left and they all end up in Raulien′s little office.
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