9 October 1996 (Germany)
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Also Known As:
Le destin tragique de Roy Black
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Did You Know?
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
The scene, where Roy Black is dressed in a white suit and is performing drunk on a Beerfest in Zeltendorf, is supposed to be set in the first half of the 80s. Even through it was an actual event, it happened a few years later, in 1987. See more
[meets Bertram on the way home after a performance and a date
I'm sorry, I completely forgot you.
Oh boy, I have to force you to your luck. I want to do a record with you and before it's not clear I don't go home.
Yes, I know, you produce Drafi Deutscher and Freddy Quinn but I have to talk with my bandmates about it.
There is nothing to talk about. Today's your lucky day. I smell it, that you have the stuff to become a great one. Records, television performances, I'm gonna make a star out of ...
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
References Saturday Night Fever
Written by Fred Neil
& Beverly Ross
Performed by Roy Orbison
played as background music for a Höllerich family movie See more