MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,263 this week

Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
"Aimée & Jaguar" (original title)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 4,738 users   Metascore: 72/100
Reviews: 50 user | 60 critic | 21 from Metacritic.com

Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 09 Jun 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 21 Jul 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 23 Sep 2013
 
gay
a list of 24 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Aimee & Jaguar" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Aimee & Jaguar (1999)

Aimee & Jaguar (1999) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Aimee & Jaguar.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Rosenstrasse (2003)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Katja Riemann, Maria Schrader, Svea Lohde
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully - unaware that she is a lesbian. Anne is recording her ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent
Stars: Maxine Peake, Anna Madeley, Susan Lynch
Desert Hearts (1985)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly... See full summary »

Director: Donna Deitch
Stars: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley
November Moon (1985)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two women fall in love in nazi-occupied France, and must fight to survive the war. A task made more difficult as one is a jew on the run from Germany.

Director: Alexandra von Grote
Stars: Maurice Arama, Daniel Berlioux, Denise Boulet
Tipping the Velvet (TV Mini-Series 2002)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.

Stars: Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor
An Unexpected Love (TV Movie 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An unhappily married housewife and mother of two children (Leslie Hope) seperates from her husband and gets a new job where she developes a mutual attraction to her female boss (Wendy Crewson).

Director: Lee Rose
Stars: Leslie Hope, Wendy Crewson, D.W. Moffett
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town.

Director: Patricia Rozema
Stars: Pascale Bussières, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.

Director: Shamim Sarif
Stars: Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas
Fingersmith (TV Mini-Series 2005)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Susan "Sue" Trinder is a fingersmith (British slang for thief) who lives in the slums of London with a baby farmer (person who looks after unwanted babies) Mrs.Sucksby. When a once rich man... See full summary »

Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di mare, presents a ... See full summary »

Director: Donatella Maiorca
Stars: Valeria Solarino, Isabella Ragonese, Ennio Fantastichini
Affinity I (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell
Stars: Zoë Tapper, Anna Madeley, Domini Blythe
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler
Stars: Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Felice Schragenheim (Jaguar)
...
Lilly Wust (Aimée)
...
Ilse
...
Klärchen
Elisabeth Degen ...
Lotte
Detlev Buck ...
Günther Wust
Inge Keller ...
Lilly Wust (1997)
Kyra Mladeck ...
Ilse (1997)
Sarah Camp ...
Frau Kappler
Klaus Manchen ...
Herr Kappler
Margit Bendokat ...
Frau Jäger
Jochen Stern ...
Werner Lause
Peter Weck ...
Chefredakteur Keller
Lia Dultzkaya ...
Dani Levy ...
Fritz Borchert
Edit

Storyline

Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is desperate for love. An unusual and passionate love between them blossoms despite the danger of persecution and nightly bombing raids. The Gestapo is on Felice's trail. Her friends flee, she decides to sit out the war with Lilly. One hot day in August 1944, the Gestapo is waiting in Lilly's flat... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

love | gestapo | friend | jewish | bombing | See All (260) »

Taglines:

A Love Larger Than Death

Genres:

Romance | Drama | War

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 February 1999 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Aimee & Jaguar  »

Box Office

Budget:

DEM 15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,919 (USA) (11 August 2000)

Gross:

$927,107 (USA) (9 March 2001)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Germany's entry to the Academy Awards, in the category of Best Foreign Language Film (1999). See more »

Quotes

Felice's Boss: We shot down 41 planes, but my toilet is gone.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Aimée & Jaguar: Behind the Scenes Footage (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Roter Mohn
Music by Michael Jary
Lyrics by Bruno Balz
Wiener Boheme Verlag (BMG UFA)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An impressing love-story in war-time Berlin.
28 February 1999 | by (Frankfurt) – See all my reviews

Lilly, a mother-of-4, disappointed by her unfaithful huband is eagerly looking for love. - In a war-time Berlin where insanity rules: a murderous Nazi-dictatorship leaving no space for freedom, constant allied bomb attacks destroying and killing. She finally finds love in Felice (brilliant: Maria Schrader), a Jewish girl, part of the Berlin Lesbian scene. Lilly breaks with her husband, despite (or because?) of all the terror around they are having an intense love affair until finally the terror proves to be stronger... All this sounds very made-up but it is a true story. Lilly is still living in Berlin having stayed alone since then. And all this sounds like a kitschy and schmaltzy movie, but thanks to the fact that it is not a Hollywood production it isn't. Much more it is overwhelming and always stays near-to-life. A movie about the huming being's will to be happy despite all insanity. Absolutely recommended!


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Jewish question inkybrown
How much is lost chapper62
What makes their love unique? hsuehhan
Something I don't get Wilde_child
On Lilly's birthday night wildeny
quote from movie, origins? Gabzhorsie
Discuss Aimee & Jaguar (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?