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A pseudo documentary study of an archetypal German who tries to model his world according to his ideas of law and (sexual) order.

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Jan Henrik Stahlberg ...
Mux
Fritz Roth ...
Gerd Grabowski
Wanda Perdelwitz ...
Kira
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Sciroccofahrer
Joachim Kretzer ...
Björn
Oliver Urbanski ...
Bodo
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Kaufhausdiebin
Michael Jahnke ...
Vergewaltiger
Wolfgang Grindemann ...
Pädophiler
Jürgen Ruoff ...
Mörder
Milena Dreißig ...
Mädchen im Freibad
Lydia Stange ...
Tüdelchen
Dieter Dost ...
Hermann
Fleur S. Marsh ...
Lea A. (as Fleur S. Marsch)
Laura Santiso Gil ...
Wahrsagerin
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A pseudo documentary study of an archetypal German who tries to model his world according to his ideas of law and (sexual) order.

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8 July 2004 (Germany)  »

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Quiet as a Mouse  »

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€40,000 (estimated)
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Mux: Getting fast sports car and Ibiza and voluptuous women and so one, Gerd. I told you this before: no dice! Therefore you have to go to Wolfsburg, to VW and ask them, if you can join in.
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Features Heute Journal (1978) See more »

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Round about midnight
Composed by Carsten Schmelzer
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the best German movie of the 2000s
26 December 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Probably the most accurate depiction of the German state of mind I've ever seen - a concise low-budget look at our society's lack of self-restraint which results in a secret desire for strong men who tell us what to do - maybe not just in Germany.

A self-declared crusader against all the small ills of today takes it upon himself to punish speeders, public urinators, exhibitionists and the like in such a way as to educate them to respect public order. He hires an unemployed simpleton to chronicle his gradual decent from a not entirely unsympathetic maniac to a celebrated madman.

While the hand camera and grainy images make for a cheap look, the brevity of the scenes and the punchlines from start to a drastic finish add up to a singular camera language with its own very special kind of humour. The lead actor wrote the script and therefore it's no wonder that his part suits him like a glove.

If you usually don't like German or European movies for their (supposed) braininess, try this one for clever entertainment with a message not too heavily handed.


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