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Am I Beautiful? (1998)

¿Bin ich schön? (original title)
German people having trouble with love and identity.

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Marie (jung)
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In this story, which takes place partly in Spain and Germany, several people have trouble with love, affairs, relations and faith. They are all connected by bonds of blood, marriage, profession or experience. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Great movie, great music, Life is mean at times
6 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

Now that is a film that tries to show the modern world of relationships and how many people just do not get what they want, due to mean folks around, lack of communication and trust or just unfitting circumstances. Depressing autumn movie, but with a glimpse of hope and great music of mostly Spanish origin.


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