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About the Looking for and the Finding of Love (2005)
"Vom Suchen und Finden der Liebe" (original title)

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A comedy that proves everlasting love is a myth.

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A comedy that proves everlasting love is a myth.

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27 January 2005 (Germany)  »

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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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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Excellent Film
24 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The brilliance of this film is on several levels. The visual effects and the direction of Helmut Dietl perfectly compliment the writing (script by Dietl and Patrick Süßkind) and the superb cast. In addition the all the visual appeal, the music is not to be missed.

This is a film that you will either love or hate, that's what it comes down to. I think that if you enjoyed Eternal Sunshine (Vergiss mein nicht) you will enjoy Liebe. There is a balance of raw emotion coupled with the humour that is always missing from straight up dramas.

The problem people seem to have with this film is the distinction between whether we are supposed to think that Dietl is making a joke or if he is serious about the possible existence of eternal love, die einzige große Liebe I'm Leben. I believe that Deitl wants to show us that it's possible, but that humans inevitably screw it up.


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