In this East German teen musical, a group of girls are planning to take their summer vacation together on the Baltic coast. When a loud and obnoxious group of boys intrudes on their holiday... See full summary »

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Chris Doerk ...
Stupsi
Frank Schöbel ...
Kai
Regine Albrecht ...
Brit
Hanns-Michael Schmidt ...
Wolf
Madeleine Lierck ...
Thalia
Urta Bühler ...
Sybille
Camilla Hempel ...
Röschen
Leonore Kaufmann ...
Mädchen
Ursula Soika ...
Bärbel
Hella Ziesing ...
Mädchen
Sylvia von Krshiwoblozki ...
Mädchen
Marlis Räth ...
Himmlische
Angelika Schmidt ...
Himmlische
Norbert Speer ...
Rechtsanwalt
Hans Mietzner ...
Schelle
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In this East German teen musical, a group of girls are planning to take their summer vacation together on the Baltic coast. When a loud and obnoxious group of boys intrudes on their holiday, the girls are horrified to learn that the boys have the same vacations plans as them. The two groups quarrel with each other and compete over a number of things, but gradually an attraction starts to form. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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seaside | holiday | song | singing | twen | See All (14) »

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The East German "Grease" (US 2001 DVD release)

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Comedy | Musical

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20 June 1968 (Hungary)  »

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Hot Summer  »

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Woher Willst Du Wissen, Wer Ich Bin?
Music composed by Thomas Natschinski, Lyrics by Hartmut König
Sung by Chris Doerk and Frank Schöbel
Accompanied by Das Tanzorchester des Berliner Rundfunks conducted by Günter Gollasch
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19 December 2001 | by (venice, California) – See all my reviews

"Hot summer" will appeal to those who are fans of retro "Frankie and Annette" movies. The East Germans made a valliant attempt to create a "go go" sixties movie. The singing and dancing was lead by East German heart throbs: Frank Schoebel and Chris Doerk. Their voices were amazing and the choreography was comparable to Hollywood standards. Furthermore, it is a curiosity to see how the East Germans "party". Although the plot is weak and corny, "Hot Summer" is a feel-good movie full of 60's nostalgia. The songs are fun and the guys and girls are cool.


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