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Pappa ante Portas (1991)

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelyn Hamann ...
Vicco von Bülow ...
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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 ...
Dagmar Altrichter ...
Katharina Brauren ...
Gäste
Kurt Hübner ...
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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Trivia

Eventhrough Wutz, the dog of the Lohse family is always mentioned and can be heard he is only showed from the back with a wiggling tail. In the entire movie we never see the whole dog. See more »

Goofs

When selling the scrubbing brush to Lohse the old couple mentions that they will give him cashback (Skonto) on specific ways of paying. However the term cashback in Germany is only used for the payment within a specific time period. See more »

Quotes

Renate Lohse: Uh, what are you doing here?
Heinrich Lohse, Opa Hoppenstedt, Lothar Frohwein, Geigenspieler: I'm living here!
Renate Lohse: But not at this time!
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Les Millions d'Arlequin
Composed by Riccardo Drigo
Edited by Günther Gürsch
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A great way of humour!
10 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Pappa Ante Portas is a movie,you can watch over and over again and you´ll still love it.I´ve seen it about 10 times and I´m still rolling on the floor laughing.Loriot really has a wonderful way of humour and the movie is full of little details and intelligently made background gags. Apart from that,the acting is absolutely superb.Loriot and Evelyne Hamann really make the best(and the funniest) out of their characters! The best thing is,that the situations are very near to the real life and totally weird at the same time. This film is full of strange but wonderful humour and I recommend to everyone who wants to see some intelligent comedy. This movie is nothing for fans of no-brainer-flicks!


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