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Men... (1985)
"Männer..." (original title)

 |  Comedy, Romance  |  30 July 1986 (USA)
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A man's wife leaves him to take up with an artist, so the man responds by becoming the artist's roommate.

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Heiner Lauterbach ...
Julius Armbrust
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Stefan Lachner
Ulrike Kriener ...
Paula Armbrust
Janna Marangosoff ...
Angelika
Dietmar Bär ...
Lothar
Marie-Charlott Schüler ...
Marita Strass (as Marie Ch. Schüler)
Edith Volkmann ...
Frau Lennart
Monika Schwarz ...
Frau in der Bar
Lois Kelz ...
Florian
Cornelia Schneider ...
Caro
Gabriel Pakleppa ...
Junge in Badewanne
Roland Schreiber ...
Junge am See
Jörg Neumann ...
Herr Neumann
Gerd Huber ...
Juwelier
Werner-Albert Püthe ...
Verkäufer im Herrengeschäft (as Werner Püthe)
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A successful, womanizing middle-aged man decides to move out of the house he shares with his wife after she confesses to having an affair. He looks for a new place to live and ends up moving into his wife's lover's apartment as a roommate. The husband begins to take an interest in the artistic work of the lover and coaches him for a big job interview. Little does he know that the job he's helping the lover to get is within his own company... A story about strange circumstances and the limits of friendship. Written by Isabel Piedmont <ipiedmon@indiana.edu>

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2 weird room-mates with one lover between them, means strange goings on
29 November 2002 | by (Oxford England) – See all my reviews

When a rich businessman finds out that his wife is having an affair with an artist (with a really nasty mullet, and some lovely underwear), he decides to leave his wife, and moves in with..... his wife's lover. We see some weird behaviour between the 2 as the businessman takes a deep interest his art, and eventually lands him a job. (After turning the artist into the reason why his wife left him in the first place.) Funny weird and wonderful. A very good film.


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