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About the Looking for and the Finding of Love (2005)

Vom Suchen und Finden der Liebe (original title)
A comedy that proves everlasting love is a myth.

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Cast

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Mimi Nachtigal
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Venus Morgenstern
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Theo Stokowski
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Helena Stokowski
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Hermes - Aphrodite
Justus von Dohnányi ...
Harry (as Justus von Dohnànyi)
Marily Milia ...
Kalypso
Richard Beek ...
Charon
Christoph Maria Herbst ...
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A comedy that proves everlasting love is a myth.

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Also Known As:

A szerelem keresése és meglelése  »

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$805,736 (Germany) (28 January 2005)

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$805,736 (Germany) (28 January 2005)
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Quotes

Mimi Nachtigal: I like the way you hold your fork. It's so... gripping.
Venus Morgenstern: And I like the cast on your leg. It's so... damaged.
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I loved it
10 May 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this film when I was in Frankfurt. I had seen trailers for it, but I had no real idea what it was going to be about. The film sometimes seem to move too quickly or too slowly, but it tells the story it sets out to tell, and does so really well. It is a strange film, in the way that German films can be strange (I mean this as no bad thing, Goodbye Lenin, or more appropriately Run, Lola, Run.).

There are many recurring ideas and images in the film, which is something I alway appreciate. Despite the difficulties I had understanding the language, I understood the story, many of the jokes, and the characters' relationships to each other.

The music, the setting, the mythology used and the "twist at the end" (I didn't see it coming because I am not particularly familiar with the myths used) left me breathless. I also walked back into see it again. (But I had neither the time nor the money.)


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