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In July (2000)

Im Juli (original title)
Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love?

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Cast

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Idil Üner ...
Melek
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Leo
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Luna
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Kellner
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Ernest Hausmann ...
Kodjo
Gábor Salinger ...
Marktverkäufer
Cem Akin ...
Türkischer Grenzbeamter
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Rumänischer Grenzbeamter
Nina Lauterbach ...
Kira
Linda Wagener ...
Anette
Hans Daglioglu ...
Ernie
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Storyline

Daniel is a young teacher in-spe, who in contrast to everyone else plans to stay in Hamburg for the summer. Juli, a girl at the flea-market, wants to get known to Daniel and manages to sell him a Mayan ring with a sun on it, foretelling him that he will meet a girl with a sun. One day later Daniel is already on his way across Europe. It seems the prophecy came true somehow. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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rowboat | sun | mayan ring | ring | europe | See All (83) »

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Im August, im Kino, im Juli. See more »


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24 August 2000 (Germany)  »

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In July  »

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DEM 5,000,000 (estimated)
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When Daniel and Juli are traveling through Romania, only photos are shown instead of real film footage. The reason for that is the Romanian government didn't give permission to film in their country, so they had to take photos instead. See more »

Goofs

The movie starts with a total solar eclipse on July 7. Some hints (German Marks; the war in Yugoslavia) show that the story took place between 1991 and 2001. However, there were no solar eclipses on July 7 after 1880. The only total solar eclipse in 1991-2001 happened on July 11 1991 and was only visible in Western Hemisphere. See more »

Quotes

Daniel Bannier: Hi!
Juli: You made it.
Daniel Bannier: Nice to see you.
Juli: Where's your date.
Daniel Bannier: My darling, I've traveled thousands of miles, I've crossed rivers and moved mountains. I've suffered and endured agonies. I've resisted temptation, and I've followed the sun, so that I could stand before you and tell you I love you.
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Connections

References A Trip to the Moon (1902) See more »

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Istanbul Twilight
Performed by Brooklyn Funk Essentials featuring Laço Tayfa
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Wonderful!!!!!
25 August 2000 | by (Teningen, Germany) – See all my reviews

I´ve seen this movie yesterday on its opening day. I loved it! Moritz Bleibtreu (one of my favorite german actors) plays Daniel, a young secondary school teacher in Hamburg. A young girl called Juli (Christiane Paul) falls in love with him. She tries to give him a sign, but he don´t recognize it. On the same day, he meets a young turkish girl called Melek (magic:Idil Üner), who is on the way to Istanbul. Daniel falls in love with her. He wants to follow and see her again. But as he leaves Hamburg with his car, he picks up Juli as a hitchiker. A chaotic trip through southern Europe begins...

A romantic road movie with young and talented actors. Watch it!!!


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