Changing Skins (1997)
"Raus aus der Haut" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy  |  24 September 1997 (Germany)
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Inspired by West German terrorists, two pupils hijack a teacher in the GDR.


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Credited cast:
Susanne Bormann ...
Fabian Busch ...
Otto Mellies ...
Christel Peters ...
Matthias Walter ...
Martin Seifert ...
Thomas Neumann ...
Manfred Möck ...
Vater Anna
Franziska Troegner ...
Mutter Anna
Wolfgang Hosfeld ...
Vater Marcus
Simone von Zglinicki ...
Mutter Marcus
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karin Gregorek
Hansjürgen Hürrig
Annett Kruschke
Uwe Meyer


Anna and Marcus are in the same class and there are just some weeks left before they get their leaving certification and with it the permission to study. While Marcus is secretly in love with Anna, she begins an affair with Randy, a rock singer. One day, Anna brings some rock records to school which at that time were forbidden in Eastern Germany. The school's principal discovers this and disqualifies Anna both from school as well as from her entrance to unviersity. Marcus gets a disqualification from university too, because he showed around a picture of a Western German terrorist couple. Inspired by the deeds of the terrorist couple and with nothing to lose Anna and Marcus cooperate and hijak their prinicpal - in order to get all the permissions back and Anna back to school. They hide them in Anna's grandmother's house, while granny is in hospital. Everything works well ... until grandma comes back earlier... It's a movie which portrays the different lives of young people in Eastern ... Written by Smoothhoney

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Excellent story and excellent actors!!!
24 October 1998 | by (Erfurt, Germany) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent film with a very, very, very nice Girl as an actor. The story is very funny and it is a kind of thinking about earlier times in Germany.

I am going to buy this film anywhere!!!

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