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Michael Schorr (writer)
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Release Date:
22 April 2004 (Germany) See more »
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Tagline:
It's never too late to re-tune your soul
Plot:
Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
11 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Beautiful photographs in motion, warm & quirky story See more (56 total) »

Cast

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Horst Krause ... Schultze
Harald Warmbrunn ... Jürgen
Karl-Fred Müller ... Manfred
Ursula Schucht ... Jürgen's Wife
Hannelore Schubert ... Manfred's Wife
Erwin Meinicke ... Skatspieler
Hans Hohmann ... Skatspieler
Siegfried Zimmermann ... Skatspieler
Maik Gustävel ... Automaten-Monteur
Annegret Fritz ... Wirtin
Wolfgang Boos ... Gatekeeper
Werner Boche ... Rasenpfleger
Dora Solter ... Dame
Anna Spengler ... Dame
Erika Kirchhof ... Dame
Leo Fischer ... Head of Music Club
Günter Dziewicki ... Vereins-Musiker
Hans-Dieter Dziewicki ... Vereins-Musiker
Karl Jürgen ... Vereins-Musiker (as Karl Jürg)
Karl Nachsel ... Vereins-Musiker
Fritz Fladung ... Vereins-Musiker
Paul Geppart ... Vereins-Musiker
Loni Frank ... Schultze's Mother
Elke Rümmler ... Nurse
Rosemarie Deibel ... Frau Lorant
Marylu Poolman ... Seniorinne #1
Ilse Holtmann ... Seniorinne #2
Eva Bodnar ... Seniorinne #3
Tatjana Jakob ... Radiosprecherin (voice)
Ansgar Frerich ... Moderator
Hans-Peter Rößiger ... Physician
Gunnar Schlafmann ... Cooking Show Host
Wilhelmine Horschig ... Lisa
Volker Rößiger ... Priest
Ralph-Peter Borchert ... Reisebürochef
Volker Nowak ... Autohändler
Happy Broussard ... Motelstimme (voice)
Vernie Miller ... Motelstimme (voice)
Alozia St. Julien ... Josephine
Kerry Christensen ... Yodeler
Raimond Darilek ... Domino Player #1
Freddie Hirsch ... Domino Player #2
Chris Pilat ... Domino Player #3
Richard Gaerkner ... Domino Player #4
Frances Pilat ... Barmaid
Charles Pilat ... Barkeeper
Bobby Jones ... Czech Band
Bob Suttie ... Czech Band
Harvey Fajkus ... Czech Band
Gregory Windel ... Czech Band
Joe Zetka Jr. ... Czech Band
Jeanne de Valcourt ... Jäger
Mike de Valcourt ... Jäger
John Flannagan ... Jäger
Judy Flannagan ... Jäger
Tony Roy ... Jäger
Elton 'Bee' Cormier ... Fiddler
Marie Bourque ... Dancing Partner
Jackie Caillier ... Cajun Band (as Jackie Caillier & the Cajun Cousins)
Francis 'Robe' Roberie ... Sheriff
Kirk Guidry ... Captain Kirk
Paul Olivier ... Polizist
James Thibodeaux ... Polizist
Fred Lalonde ... Polizist
Donald Poirier ... Polizist
Pedro Alexandra ... Polizist
Carroll Knott ... Polizist
Donald Harvey ... Polizist
Anne V. Angelle ... Aretha
Danielle Krause ... Shareen
Carl ... Cockatoo
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Carl Mueller ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michael Schorr 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Schorr  writer

Produced by
Jens Körner .... producer
Oliver Niemeier .... producer
Thomas Riedel .... producer
Claudia Tronnier .... producer: ZDF
 
Original Music by
Dirk Niemeier 
Thomas Wittenbecher 
 
Cinematography by
Axel Schneppat 
 
Film Editing by
Tina Hillmann 
 
Casting by
Michael Schorr 
Karen Wendland 
 
Production Design by
Natascha Tagwerk 
 
Art Direction by
Natascha Tagwerk 
 
Set Decoration by
Sabine Enste 
 
Costume Design by
Constanze Hagedorn 
 
Makeup Department
Lara Feldmann .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Daniela Barsch .... unit manager
Jens Körner .... production manager
Oliver Niemeier .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Armisen .... trainee assistant director
Christian Stollwerk .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Sabin Enste .... property master
 
Sound Department
Ansgar Frerich .... boom operator
Sebastian Kleinloh .... boom operator
Jörg Klinkenberg .... foley artist
Christian Lerch .... sound re-recording mixer
Dirk Niemeier .... sound designer
Dirk Niemeier .... sound editor
Dirk Niemeier .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Philipp Gerhardt .... lighting technician
Ralf Peter Hahmann .... assistant camera (as Ralf Hahmann)
Daniel Klaucke .... gaffer
Billy MacTavish .... grip (as William MacTavish)
Grit Schwerdtfeger .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sonja Hesse .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Charlie Huser .... color timer
Milenka Nawka .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Gerard Martin .... production assistant
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for mild language
Runtime:
114 min | Argentina:114 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: In one of the dancing scenes, a crewmember runs across the screen as the camera follows the elderly dancing couples.See more »
Quotes:
Captain Kirk:[while hooking up Schultze's boat] I'm captain Kirk.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Star Trek" (1966)See more »
Soundtrack:
Danza del Juego de amorSee more »

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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Beautiful photographs in motion, warm & quirky story, 2 April 2005
Author: mintonmedia from Beverly Hills, California

If you liked STRANGER THAN PARADISE (1984) or BAGDAD CAFE (1988) or enjoy the stunning color photos of Joel Meyerowitz, you have the qualifications necessary to enjoy SCHULTZE GETS THE BLUES. True, it's somewhat slow, but its slowness allows the willing viewer to appreciate the subtly perfect ways the characters move within the mostly static compositions Michael Schorr serves up. True, it's quirky and has a sudden and unsettling if ultimately lyrical ending, but like the two films mentioned above, it gives us a splendid "outsider" view of America that makes us appreciate unique qualities we might otherwise overlook. Its humor is filled with love for the differences which make us human. Come to think of it, anybody who's watched NAPOLEON DYNAMITE (2004) more than once might well enjoy SCHULTZE's journey, too. Join him for the trip.

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