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Crazy (I) (2000)

 |  Drama  |  8 June 2000 (Germany)
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Benjamin is a 16 year old, paralyzed on one side of his body, with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school. Acclimatization to the new environment is... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Benjamin Lebert
Janosch Schwarze
Julia Hummer ...
Can Taylanlar ...
Christoph Ortmann ...
Joseph Bolz ...
Dünner Felix
Willy Rachow ...
Dagmar Manzel ...
Juliane Lebert, Benjamins Mutter
Klaus Lebert, Benjamins Vater
Mira Bartuschek ...
Paula Lebert, Benjamins Schwester
Jörg Gudzuhn ...
Herr Falkenstein
Katharina Müller-Elmau ...
Frau Westphalen
Irene Kugler ...
Frau Bachmann
Germain Wagner ...
Herr Richter


Benjamin is a 16 year old, paralyzed on one side of his body, with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school. Acclimatization to the new environment is difficult in the first place and he has to struggle with the various problems of coming of age, when he falls in love to the school's dream girl Malen. Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <>

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Sibel Gerhardt, stepsister of Jan Lehmann, auditioned for the role of Marie and was one of the favorites. She was rejected only because she was too young to play some of the love scenes in the movie. See more »


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Wild Girls
Written by Joseph Bolz and Robert Stadlober
Performed by Dünner Felix und seine Band
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Absolutely wonderful!
1 April 2010 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I'm still a bit breathless after watching this film (pretty late, 10 years after)... but it carries you away with such power that in certain moments it becomes a bit difficult to keep your cool. I suppose everyone can feel related to one or other of the characters. After reading the original novel, you know what to expect, but the way this book was put into film makes it one of the best films on the subject I've seen yet.

Benni is portrayed unflinchingly by Robert Stadlober. His role is not only believable, it is -I may be exaggerating, as always, perfect.

It's a memorable film with one of the best soundtracks I remember from a non-musical-film. Maybe the strength given to some scenes by the perfectly chosen songs is one of the reasons you must watch the film. It will tear off some of your memories, or maybe it will call your own adolescent back to tell you some things you, and I, should never forget.

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