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A Friend of Mine (2006)

Ein Freund von mir (original title)
An introverted insurance executive at a car rental service is annoyed by his hyperactive, garrulous coworker, but the two end up becoming friends.

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Hans
Sabine Timoteo ...
Stelle
Peter Kurth ...
Fernandez
Michael Wittenborn ...
Naumann
Oktay Özdemir ...
Theo
Steffen Groth ...
Frank
Jan Ole Gerster ...
Cornelius
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Bernardus Manders ...
Geschäftsmann (as Berry Manders)
Jens Münchow
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An introverted insurance executive at a car rental service is annoyed by his hyperactive, garrulous coworker, but the two end up becoming friends.

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26 October 2006 (Germany)  »

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€2,700,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Daniel Brühl and Jürgen Vogel broke Will Smith's world record for most public appearances on the red carpet in 12 hours by attending the movie's premiere in Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf and Cologne (22 October 2006). See more »

Goofs

When Karl and Hans drive the Porches they stop side by side. For a brief moment there is a refuge between the cars. When they drive off it has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Geschäftsmann: [first words of the movie] Ladies and Gentlemen, we're now getting to the long awaited presentation of the "Archer", awarded each year for the most successful product. May I ask up to the stage: Karl Bornwald!
[Applause]
Karl: Thanks a lot.
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9 May 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Still on the middle of watching it and having a great time, I find difficult to read negative comments on such a beautiful work, but I know people have their perspective, expectation and taste, not to mention their moments. Perhaps if I had seen this tomorrow last or next year, my assessment of it would have been different. Today I'm very much enjoying the pace, the dialogs, the interaction. So I'll close my laptop and sink fully into it. Well almost I'm told there isn't enough lines to finish! quantity over quality! I have not been laughing for the last five minutes which shows this film does not rely on laugh only as I'm still enjoying it!


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