MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 71,785 this week

For My Baby (1997)

5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 53 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

A young Austrian comedian struggles with the nightmare of his past and a dead sister who refuses to die by laying claim to his soul.

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 titles
created 11 Nov 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 25 Dec 2012
 
a list of 158 titles
created 24 Mar 2013
 
a list of 722 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "For My Baby" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: For My Baby (1997)

For My Baby (1997) on IMDb 5.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of For My Baby.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A love triangle - shot in two single 45 minute takes set eighteen months apart: the first over a sunset, the second a sunrise.

Director: Sam Neave
Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Marjan Neshat, Gary Wilmes
Urbania (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Charlie takes an odyssey through grief during a fall weekend in New York City. His encounters are planned and chance: with a homeless man who sleeps by his building, with a friend who's ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Shear
Stars: Dan Futterman, Scott Denny, Paige Turco
Gray Matters I (2006)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. He'll look for a guy for her and she'll look for a gal for him.

Director: Sue Kramer
Stars: Heather Graham, Tom Cavanagh, Bridget Moynahan
Boogie Woogie (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A comedy of manners set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene.

Director: Duncan Ward
Stars: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.

Director: David Munro
Stars: Matt McGrath, Judah Friedlander, Alan Cumming
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Love is complex and relationships deteriorate.

Directors: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Stars: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates
Eighteen (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Pip is a street kid who's meeting life head-on in the big city. On his eighteenth birthday he receives his grandfather's Second World War memoirs on audio cassette, a gift that awakens the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bell
Stars: Paul Anthony, Brendan Fletcher, Clarence Sponagle
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Jonathan Vandermark is a music teacher with a weakness for young men with great aspirations and without a pot to piss in. When Sebastian enters his life and takes advantage of John's charity, his life and afterlife will be changed forever.

Director: Alan Cumming
Stars: Alan Cumming, David Boreanaz, Anne Heche
Prague (1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Ian Sellar
Stars: Alan Cumming, Sandrine Bonnaire, Bruno Ganz
Company Man (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A high school teacher in the 60s becomes an international spy and becomes involved in a plot to overthrow Fidel Castro.

Directors: Peter Askin, Douglas McGrath
Stars: Douglas McGrath, Sigourney Weaver, Paul Guilfoyle
The Chemistry Lesson (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Terry Johnson
Stars: Samantha Bond, Alan Cumming, Jack Klaff
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Alan Cumming
Stars: Alan Cumming, Jason Isaacs, Burt Caesar
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Daniel Orgelbrand
...
Lilian Glass
...
Rudi Wittfogel
Elizabeth Spriggs ...
Olga Jenikova
Serena Gordon ...
Molly
Hédi Temessy ...
Martha Orgelbrand
Timothy Bateson ...
Max Liebman
...
Miklos Rumbold
Cyril Shaps ...
Joshua Orgelbrand
Michael Cronin ...
Inquisitor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Márta Bakó ...
Miss Bettelheim
Ferenc Darvas ...
Pianist
Murray Ewan ...
Skinhead
Zoltán Gera ...
Jackie Weiss
Tibor Gál ...
Chauffeur
Edit

Storyline

A young Austrian comedian struggles with the nightmare of his past and a dead sister who refuses to die by laying claim to his soul.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

19 October 2000 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Goodnight Vienna  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The story of a Jewish stand-up comedian who is slowly taken over by "the ghost" of his sister who died in a concentration camp.
12 November 2006 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Daniel is the son of death camp survivors and works as a stand up comedian in the style of Lenny Bruce. This is an intense, shocking, confrontational, psychological drama in which Daniel must deal with his nightmares, the haunting memories of his dead sister, and the possibility of his redemption through love and fatherhood.

Daniel pleases his hospitalized mother by dressing to resemble his sister Hannah, who died in a Nazi concentration camp. After his girlfriend drops him, he takes up with naive Texan Lilian, who is attempting to solve the mystery of her Nazi father's link to chemical businessman Wittfogel.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
AVAILABLE ON DVD???? office-196
Discuss For My Baby (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?