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India (1993)

Indien (original title)
Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria. Over time a beautiful friendship evolves between the odd couple who ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Josef Hader ...
Heinzi Bösel
Alfred Dorfer ...
Kurt Fellner
Maria Hofstätter ...
Kirchnerwirtin
Roger Murbach ...
Kirchbergwirt
Ursula Rojek ...
Kellnerin
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Kirchingerwirt
Linde Prelog ...
Obkircherwirtin
Karl Künstler ...
Mönichkirchnerwirt
Wolfgang Böck ...
Primar
Proschat Madani ...
Krankenschwester
Rupert Henning ...
Junger Arzt
Christian Weinberger ...
Portier
Ranjeet Singh ...
Inder
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Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria. Over time a beautiful friendship evolves between the odd couple who couldn't stand each other initially; a friendship that even overcomes the boundaries of great tragedy. Written by Zeno Trapp

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Heinzi Bösel: I'm on a kiwi diet.
[pauses]
Heinzi Bösel: I eat everything except kiwi.
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Featured in Comedy Couch - Darüber lacht Österreich (2010) See more »

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Simply the best Austrian film - Hands down!
14 October 2002 | by (Austria, Vienna) – See all my reviews

To my mind "Indien" is the best Austrian movie there is, with only "Der Bockerer" starring Karl Merkatz coming close. It's the story of two simple men (Josef Hader should originally have played Alfred Dorfer's part and Dorfer was supposed to do Hader's character. It's a good thing they decided to switch roles.) who can't stand each other but who have to work together. On their journey through Austria they get to know and like each other. The movie starts out funny and gets very sad in the end. But although the lives of Fellner and Bösel are really tragic "Indien" is a very optimistic movie, a movie about friendship, the meaning of life and, well, India. It should be watched with subtitles. I don't think translation works with this one.


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