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Something to Remind Me (2001)

Toter Mann (original title)
Middle-aged lawyer Thomas (André Hennicke) meets Leyla (Nina Hoss), a younger cold reserved pretty blonde... See full synopsis »

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Leyla
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Thomas Richter
Sven Pippig ...
Blum
Heinrich Schmieder ...
Richard
Kathrin Angerer ...
Sophie
Henning Peker ...
Ott
Michael Gerber ...
Makler
Franziska Troegner ...
Peggy
Johannes Hitzblech ...
Seifert
Hilmar Baumann ...
Hausmeister
Rainer Laupichler ...
Polizeibeamter
Ingeborg Schilling ...
Mutter
Larissa Rimkus ...
Kind
Kai Schumann ...
Kellner
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Middle-aged lawyer Thomas (André Hennicke) meets Leyla (Nina Hoss), a younger cold reserved pretty blonde... See full synopsis »

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References Unter den Brücken (1946) See more »

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What the World Needs Now is Love
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Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Jackie DeShannon
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Another great German thriller!
3 June 2002 | by (Apeldoorn / Holland) – See all my reviews

Actually this German movie was made for T.V. It was received so well however that it was showed at the Rotterdam Film-festival in 2002. I don't know what the score was in Holland but I found this one very good. Not being focused on German movies - so far only a few did the trick for me e.g. "Run Lola Run" and "Das Boot" - I can definitely add "Toter Mann" to my list. The story is about a lawyer (Richter) who falls in love with the nice looking Leyla who he meets at a swimming pool. After an 'interesting' night she disappears.... Before Richter has any notice, he is captured in a murder mystery with a riveting climax and a surprising end. Very well played by the cast and superb directing (great colors!) in an intelligent movie that will keep you to the edge of your seat!! 9 out of 10.


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