In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of ... See full summary »
All videos and pictures in the movie were recreated featuring Christoph Waltz, not the real Roy Black. The performance at the end of the movie (at the RTL Lion Award 1987) was the only footage featuring the real Roy Black. However, on the screen behind him was the video of Christoph Waltz. See more »
In the movie Hans Bertram left Roy Black with direct words. In real life Bertram didn't say a word about it and Roy left him and Bertrams wife and partner, after writing a Thank-you-letter to him. After that he replied to Roy Black with insults. See more »
[after Roy Black didn't showed up at a meeting with Brian Epstein cause of a date with his first love Nadine]
You let the manager of the Beatles down cause of some hippie-bitch. And you let you international music career flow, just like that. I think, you still don't understand
Why do I need Epstein? I'm the number one, his Beatles are the number two. There is nothing better then Number one. You said that, these are your words
Who do you think you are?
Me? I'm Roy Black, the one you earn your ...
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In the title card at the beginning of the movie, the words 'Roy Black' were written in the style, as the real Roy Black wrote them on an autograph card. See more »
I was actually very much surprised to see as decent a film like that on the RTL channel back in '97 or '96 - but only until I found out who had directed the film. Keglevic has done a very good job with Rudolf Kowalski (in a top role as the latter-day agent of Roy Black) and Christoph Waltz who convincingly portrayed the insecure rock-star made Schlagersänger. The film focuses on the years between his discovery and his decline, ending just before he is to comeback as an actor.
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