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Lulu and Jimi (2009)
"Lulu und Jimi" (original title)

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Lulu
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Gertrud
Rolf Zacher ...
Carli / Daddy Cool
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Hans-Michael Rehberg ...
Von Oppeln
Bastian Pastewka ...
Ernst
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Harry Hass
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Richard (as Simon Boer)
Lavinia Wilson ...
Anne
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Josephine
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Peter Walz
Aaron Hildebrand ...
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It is about sweeping love, rock & roll and getting rid of all that stale air of the fifties. You've got the good guys - that's LULU and JIMI - and the bad guys: Lulu's mother GERTRUD, her secret lover SCHULTZ, the chauffeur, and a wicked old shrink, VON OPPELN, crouching in his gloomy office like a spider waiting to pounce on his prey LULU. Light and darkness, bright garish colours, hot rock & roll and wild dance numbers mark this road movie about lovers fleeing from the evil powers of a deeply bigoted society. Written by Anonymous

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Written by Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
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Something Got Lost in the Translation
15 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was one of the first movies we saw at Sundance, 2009, and one of the most disappointing. It follows the story of a young black man in Germany in the 50s (or possibly the 60s), and a rich white girl. They fall madly in love, and that should have been enough for a good story. But the girl's mother is a loony Nazi sympathizer who brings in a "Dr. Mengele" type to drug the girl. Just seemed weird weird, weird. The actor who played the lead did a good job with what he was given, but his English accent was awkward (he is British, we found out afterward, which would explain that).. Some people from Germany sat behind us and said that the movie was much funnier in German, so either, something needs to be done about the subtitles, or a reworking of them might help.


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