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Big Girls Don't Cry (2002)
"Große Mädchen weinen nicht" (original title)

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Kati and Steffi are best friends since childhood. But as they step into adulthood, both their perfect friendship and their personalities get harshly tested by a series of unfortunate events... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Maria Mühe ...
Kati
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Steffi
Josefine Domes ...
Tessa
David Winter ...
Carlos
Tillbert Strahl-Schäfer ...
Klaus
Stefan Kurt ...
Hans
Nina Petri ...
Ann
Gabriela Maria Schmeide ...
Ingrid
Matthias Brandt ...
Jost
Teresa Harder ...
Jeanette
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Herr Winter
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Yvonne
Alma Leiberg ...
Ramona
Chiara Steinmüller ...
Lotte
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Polizistin
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Kati and Steffi are best friends since childhood. But as they step into adulthood, both their perfect friendship and their personalities get harshly tested by a series of unfortunate events; mainly caused by Steffi finding out her father wasn't quite faithful to her mother, and the two girls getting hit by the consequences of her delirious revenge plans. When things get out of hand, the two girls find themselves in the middle of a mess, and Kati starts questioning whether or not Steffi is really so precious to her. Where will Steffi's plans of penalizing her father's "evil" lover will end up..? Will the girls' friendship be saved..? Written by Exiled Archangel®

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Sogar beste Freundinnen teilen nicht alle Geheimnisse. (Even best girl friends don't share every secret) See more »

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Rated R for sexuality, language, drug use and some violence - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Film debut of Anna Maria Mühe and Jennifer Ulrich. See more »

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so underrated it's a crime
3 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

I agree 100 % with the previous poster that this IS a masterpiece. So underrated it's a crime! Wow! I am seriously shocked how low rated this amazing film is! This is one of the best films i've seen. Just like the tacky shallow big money makers in the music eg Lady Gaga and Rhianna and all that vile rap all the shallow tacky flashy films get the highest ratings no matter what the content, script acting etc. Says a lot about humans and current society.

I'm not going to say much about the content, ill leave you to watch it. I'm sure you won't be disappointed. This film is about friendship and how deep it can run. It's also about broken families and the effects it can have on children and how they get taken advantage off by predators who sense there vulnerabilities. I love the friendship theme, the story plays out how deep friendships can run ad also how they start to disintegrate slowly when you're hurting, but take it out on the people closet to you.. I'm sure this will touch a chord with most of us. I'm a guy from Leeds, UK and this film is in German. But i totally felt it and it made me cry.The acting was that believable and genuine.

A beautiful lush soundtrack accompanies this film.


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