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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
"Agnes und seine Brüder" (original title)

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Thiss drama focuses on three very different brothers, all searching for happiness. Hans-Jörg is a sex addicted librarian, who is interested in young students. Werner is a successful ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Weiß ...
Agnes Tschirner
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Hans-Jörg Tschirner
Herbert Knaup ...
Werner Tschirner
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Signe Tschirner
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Ralf Tschirner
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Desiree
Vadim Glowna ...
Günther Tschirner
Margit Carstensen ...
Roxy
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Henry Preminger
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Nadine
Oliver Korittke ...
Rudi
Martin Semmelrogge ...
Manni Moneto
Martin Feifel ...
Hannes
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Jürgen
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Thiss drama focuses on three very different brothers, all searching for happiness. Hans-Jörg is a sex addicted librarian, who is interested in young students. Werner is a successful politician with a dysfunctional family. Agnes, a transsexual, works as a table dancer in a nightclub. The three brothers just have one thing in common: their longing for a happy life... Written by fippi2000

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... auf dem Weg ins Glück (... on the way to happiness)

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$1,544 (USA) (9 June 2006)

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$2,731 (USA) (18 August 2006)
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Too good, to be German...
25 October 2004 | by (Berlin) – See all my reviews

I rated more then 550 movies now and only gave one movie 10 points before, this is my second. I saw nearly all movies from the top250, David Lynch or with great actors like Kevin Spacey, Dennis Hopper or Edward Norton.

But I have to say that only "Eternal Sunshine of a spotless Mind" could touch me in this way before. I was so moved by this clever and intelligent story, this three ways of development. I was so moved by this great actors (I never saw Katja Riemann so unleashed), this fantastic camera, this mood music and the inventive locations.

What I really enjoyed, was to see a perfect cast and that every actor has opened himself so wide. Agnes himself wasn't that interesting but a good path between this family relations. My favorite plot line was Hans Jörgs, it was just real and honest, absolutely great acting.

I only can recommend this movie. And as i left the theater I thought, that I never would have German movies trusted this.


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