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Pioneers in Ingolstadt (1971)

Pioniere in Ingolstadt (original title)
Berta, a naive young maid, searches for love when the army engineers come to town to build a bridge.

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Berta
Harry Baer ...
Karl
Irm Hermann ...
Alma
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Fabian Unertl
Walter Sedlmayr ...
Fritz Unertl
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Feldwebel
Carla Egerer ...
Frieda (as Carla Aulaulu)
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Max
Burghard Schlicht ...
Klaus
Elga Sorbas ...
Marie
Gunter Krää ...
Gottfreid
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Berta, a naive young maid, searches for love when the army engineers come to town to build a bridge.

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19 May 1971 (West Germany)  »

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Recruits in Ingolstadt  »

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DEM 550,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Karl: You ain't got much time. Tomorrow we're strangers.
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Dull, Amateurish and Pointless
6 May 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In an undefined period of time in Germany, the virgin maid Berta (Hanna Schygulla) expects to find her Prince Charming among the soldiers that are building a bridge over an old river. Her friend Alma (Irm Hermann) is a slut that shags during the night with different soldiers in the park or in the toilet of a nightclub and asks for money for her services.

When Berta meets the soldier Karl Lettner (Harry Baer), she falls in love with him. A couple of days later, she makes love with him and he says "Auf Wiedersehen" (goodbye) to her.

"Pioniere in Ingolstadt" is a dull, amateurish and pointless film by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The period of time is inconsistent: based on the car, the clothing and the hairstyle, it seems to be 1971 but the soldiers wear Nazi uniforms. Further, the characters are thrown on the screen without any previous development. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Pioneiros in Ingolstadt" ("Pioneers in Ingolstadt")


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