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Cast

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Fabian Busch ...
Helmut
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Britta
Fritzi Haberlandt ...
Gisela
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Barbara
Anka Sarstedt ...
Gloria (as Anka Lea Sarstedt)
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Tina
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Mücke
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Der langer Schäfer
Sebastian Münster ...
Beck
Beate Abraham ...
Helmuts Mutter
Wilfried Dziallas ...
Helmuts Vater
Uwe Rohde ...
Uwe
André Meyer ...
Rüdiger
Jean-Pierre Cornu ...
Professor Mutter
Heinz Schubert ...
Onkel Bertram
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Learning to Lie  »

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$507,544 (Germany) (5 September 2003)
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Cotier Liegen Lernen
Written by Bertram Denzel (as Denzel)and Erik Huhn (as Huhn)
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nice little german movie, one of best regarding the last years
20 August 2003 | by (germany) – See all my reviews

i was lucky to catch a sneak-preview of "liegen lernen" in a cinema in cologne, to be honest, i am not one of those german guys/girls, that love every movie made in our country, i really hate most productions, german movies suck ... so when i saw, that a german movie was on the screen when i joined the sneak, i was like "lets run away and get some drinks instead of wasting our time in here", but luckily, i did NOT do this...

The movie itself was very entertaining and in parts funny, but it had some real sensitive moments as well.

i dont want to write anything about the plot, go see it yourself, its worth it!

7.5/10 ( gave it 8 in rating system )


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