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Engel & Joe (2001)

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A love story about a 17 year old punk-rocker and a 15 year old runaway girl

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Engel
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Joe
Lena Sabine Berg ...
Meret, Joes Mutter
Mirko Lang ...
Alex
Stefanie Mühlhan ...
Spasti (as Steffi Mülhan)
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Asi
Oliver Wolter ...
Maria
Michel Besl ...
Stinki
Simon Solbert ...
Ringo
Dorina Maltschewa ...
Mücke
David Winter
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Olaf
Markus Meisinger
Caro Scrimali ...
(as Carolin Gralla)
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Storyline

The runaway teenager Joe leaves her dysfunctional mother after being beat by her lover Harry. She meets Engel and his punk friends on the streets and the boy lodges her in the abandoned building where he lives. Engel tells her that he dreams on living in the mountains in a community of his own, raising animals and planting his own food, and they fall in love for each other. When Joe gets pregnant, Engel assumes the baby, but without a profession, the young couple faces serious financial difficulties and problems. When Engel gets addicted on drugs, he drags Joe to a low life including prostitution. But there is light in the mountain. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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25 October 2001 (Germany)  »

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DEM 5,800,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Engel: I thought that beautiful girls doesn't like guys like me.
Joe: I'm not beautiful. What does beautiful girls like?
Engel: Rich kids. Idiots.
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Better title: "Joe, a young mother fights for love and family"
30 January 2004 | by (Franconia) – See all my reviews

First of all, this movie is cliche ridden like no other movie i've seen in recent times, second, the cinematography looks extremely (and i cannot overestimate that enough), how can i say, "made for tv", and that's a bad thing. Overall i couldn't enjoy it's good moments, because of the much too high quantity of their "ouch!"-counterparts.

I felt like having watched television after this movie.


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