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Complete Idiot (2007)
"Vollidiot" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  12 April 2007 (Germany)
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Based on Tommy Jaud's bestselling novel, this comedy focuses on a dispassionate clerk and his set-backs in life. 29-year-old Simon works in a phone shop, but his thoughts just circle around... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Pocher ...
Simon Peters
Oliver Fleischer ...
Flik
Tanja Wenzel ...
Paula
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Steve (as Tomas Sinclair Spencer)
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Eule
Adriana Altaras ...
Lala
Ellenie Salvo González ...
Marcia
Friederike Kempter ...
Tina
Bettina Lamprecht ...
Doerte
Julia Stinshoff ...
Katja
...
Petra
Daniela Preuß ...
Daniela (as Daniela Preuss)
Adolfo Assor ...
Julian
Michael Lott ...
Polizist Malte
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Polizist Broder
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Based on Tommy Jaud's bestselling novel, this comedy focuses on a dispassionate clerk and his set-backs in life. 29-year-old Simon works in a phone shop, but his thoughts just circle around finding a new girl-friend after being left by his last one year ago. While his Croatian cleaner tries to procure him, his efforts to chat up women in clubs also fail. However, he finds the woman of his dreams (and mother of their future children) in his most hated coffee shop, although not having a clue how to win her heart... Written by fippi2000

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In the "Behind the scences" material you can read the "Eule's" nameplate, her real name is Heidrun Kister. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Einsatzleiter: [to Simon Peters standing on a roof:] Everyone has problems from time to time, Mr. Peters!
Simon Peters: [screaming] Now shut your puss you psycho-clow!
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Tobi Baumann bedankt sich bei [...] Köln für seinen unwiderstehlichen Charme und weil es nicht Berlin ist... (Tobi Baumann would like to thank [...] Cologne for its unresistable charme and because it's not Berlin...) See more »

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References Fawlty Towers (1975) See more »

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Ich Kann Nix Dafür
Performed by Nena, Oliver Pocher (as Olli) & Stephan Remmler (as Remmler)
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Great Comedy !
19 April 2007 | by (Luxembourg) – See all my reviews

A really entertaining movie, I had a lot of laughs. Some quotes really make you laugh out loud. The plot is about a 30 year old salesman who is frustrated being solo since his girlfriend left him. Besides that he cannot pay his bills and hates his job. It's a typical story about love, friends and money but for a German movie it's untypical funny! A mix between true and clever jokes & silly slapstick keeps you smiling and focused on the movie. Oliver Pocher's performance is mostly very good but he isn't a great actor for the really sad moments. When his girlfriend tells him it's over he still seems smiling. On the other hand, I loved the frustrated, angry & desperate side of his role. If you know the German language or if it will be translated, don't miss this movie !


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