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

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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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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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A provocative new film about what we go through to find out who we are. 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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German girl power gem
25 September 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Big Girls Don't Cry" is a little German gem about two affluent late teen females - best friends since childhood - whose bond of love for each other is tested when life experiences force them to cope with serious matters of character and integrity. The film is a stylish shoot, imbued with the ever present aura of a female auteur, which offers some superb performances by a young cast, especially tyro Mühe, as it wends it way through a somewhat thin story with realism, balance, proportion, and a distinct absence of that most prevalent of cliches - teen angst. A huge kudo to von Heland for this engrossing little foreign subtitled film which will play best with females, especially teens and young adults into foreign flicks. (B)

Note - If you like this film, you might want to give "Bandits 1997" a try.


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