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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)
Nadja Bobyleva ...
Asi
Oliver Wolter ...
Maria
Michel Besl ...
Stinki
Simon Solbert ...
Ringo
Dorina Maltschewa ...
Mücke
David Winter
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Olaf
Manuel Cortez
Markus Meisinger
Caro Scrimali ...
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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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Engel: Where do you want to go?
Joe: Away.
Engel: Where?
Joe: Maybe to the sea.
Engel: The sea is okay... But I'm going to the mountains. I have a plan. To start a community. An anarchist community. With some cows and sheep and garden... A self - sufficient culture, see? They did that in the 70's... but they failed, because they weren't real anarchists.
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Small Review
10 January 2004 | by (Bristol, UK) – See all my reviews

Absolutely fantastic film, wonderful direction, absolutely ridiculously great soundtrack, and incredable acting, This film really shows love at its largest and really captures the essence of Colognes underground life, with young actors such as Pallaske and Stadlober the script could not of been better performed and these 2 seem to have a very bright and positive future in german film ahead of them! Wonderful! A must see for any German Speaker!


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