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Talk of the Town (1995)

Stadtgespräch (original title)
Monika, the host of a daily radio call-in show on the verge of beco- ming a thirtysomething, has almost given up all hopes of finding the man of her dreams when her gay brother convinces ... See full summary »

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Monika Krauss
August Zirner ...
Erik Kirsch
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Rene Krauss
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Hermann Toelcke
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Tobias Pippig
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Monika, the host of a daily radio call-in show on the verge of beco- ming a thirtysomething, has almost given up all hopes of finding the man of her dreams when her gay brother convinces her to try it one last time -- via a contact advertisement. Suprisingly, she finds some- one she instantly falls in love with, only to find out that her "Mr. Perfect" is already married -- to her best friend... Written by Kasi Mir <senoucci@informatik.uni-hamburg.de>

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Eine Frau liebt einen Mann. Und eine Stadt hört dabei zu.

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5 out of 10
18 June 2000 | by (Cologne, Germany) – See all my reviews

At times very funny, insightful, charming and entertaining, otherwise lengthy, boring and highly clichéd this romantic comedy is one of the best of its kind out of Germany. The uneven script as well as the direction are somewhat redeemed by the good performances by charming brother-sister couple Katja Riemann and Kai Wiesinger as well as a superior comedy turn by Moritz Bleibtreu as Wiesinger's stupid gay lover. Starts promising, has its ups and downs, but ends satisfyingly.


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