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Pappa ante Portas (1991)

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After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire. The former manager has plenty of time now to spend with his wife and their 16... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelyn Hamann ...
Renate Lohse
Vicco von Bülow ...
Heinrich Lohse / Opa Hoppenstedt / Dichter Frohwein / Geigenspieler (as Loriot)
Irm Hermann ...
Hedwig
Hans-Peter Korff ...
Hellmuth
Dagmar Biener ...
Brigitte Mielke
Ortrud Beginnen ...
Gertrud Mielke
H.H. Müller ...
Fabrikant Drögel
Hans-Günter Martens ...
Kurt
Inge Wolffberg ...
Frau Kleinert
Gerrit Schmidt-Foß ...
Dieter Lohse
Dagmar Altrichter ...
Gäste
Katharina Brauren ...
Gäste
Kurt Hübner ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Generaldirektor
Brigitte Sanner ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Vorzimmerdame
Christine Oberländer ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Sekretärin
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After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire. The former manager has plenty of time now to spend with his wife and their 16 year old son. But - do they want that? Written by Markus Lasermann <mslaserm@trick.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de>

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21 February 1991 (Germany)  »

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Attention, papa arrive!  »

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Heinrich Lohse: [Heinrich Lohse accidentally mistakes a woman for a friend] Hey, my honey? Come on, put your glasses on, it's me, Heinrich, Heinrich Lohse. I see, you got a little extra weight, but it looks good on you. Is your husband here too?
Käthe "Lisbeth Prenzler": I'm not married.
Heinrich Lohse: Sure you are. We have visited you in Hamburg back then.
Käthe "Lisbeth Prenzler": I live in Würzburg, for 36 years.
Heinrich Lohse: No, your son had studied in Hamburg and lived with you.
Käthe "Lisbeth Prenzler": I don't have a son.
Heinrich Lohse: Sure, you have. Lisbeth!
Käthe "Lisbeth Prenzler": My name is Käthe.
Heinrich Lohse: Oh.
[leaves the table]
[...]
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Witty dialog and subtle humor
28 September 2000 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Loriot(Vicco von Bülow) is possibly Germany's most wellknown comedian if we consider his comic books, his TV shows and his 2 films. His Prussian humor is unique and he prefers to be the pedantic gentleman who often struggles with tiny "errors" in his environment. "Pappa ante Portas" is the better of his 2 films where he plays a married man who disturbs his family because of his early retirement. Once again excellent his all time female companion Evelyn Hamann who plays his wife.

Overall rating: 9 (among the 5 best comedies of the 90s)


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