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Bomber -- An 83 year-old man returns to Germany for a long planned journey of atonement. When Ross, his useless son agrees to drive him there, a nightmare family road trip ensues.

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Writer:
Paul Cotter (written by)
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Release Date:
19 April 2013 (Italy) See more »
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Plot:
An 83 year-old man returns to Germany for a long planned journey of atonement. When Ross, his useless son agrees to drive him there, a nightmare family road trip ensues. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Shane Taylor ... Ross

Benjamin Whitrow ... Alistar

Eileen Nicholas ... Valerie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ulrike Arndt ... Tourist Information Manager
Michael Asmussen ... Policeman
Emil Austermann ... Weert
Waltraud Bredfeldt ... Old Lady
Helge Ihnen ... Businessman
Martina Janßen ... Tourist Information Clerk
Sara Kessel ... Leslie
Günter Mües ... Old Man
Sheela Patel ... Newsagent
Herbert Schröder ... Cow Farmer
Volkmar Siems ... Furniture Store Manager
Dörte Tien ... Waitress
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Directed by
Paul Cotter 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Cotter  written by

Produced by
Paul Cotter .... producer
Maureen A. Ryan .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stephen Coates 
 
Cinematography by
Rick Siegel (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Matt Maddox 
 
Casting by
Manuel Puro 
Jeremy Zimmermann  (as Jeremy Zimmerman)
 
Production Design by
Alex Ward 
 
Production Management
Nina Schloemerkemper .... production manager
 
Sound Department
J.M. Davey .... supervising sound editor
Alex Lipschultz .... sound recordist: Germany
Zach Seivers .... supervising sound mixer
David Sohanpal .... additional sound recordist
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shaun Carmody .... wardrobe coordinator: UK
 
Editorial Department
Kelly Armstrong .... colorist
 
Music Department
Linda Cohen .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Konstantin Bock .... assistant production coordinator
Marlies Kruse .... production coordinator
Alex Stanton .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Mark Duplass .... thanks
 

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Runtime:
USA:84 min
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Such a real and lovely film!, 13 September 2011
Author: Mflc2005 from United States

I don't understand 1) why they characterize the son as a loser, or 2) why some reviewers comment on the father being too old. The father is a good 15-20 yrs older than the mum. The son is normally f*d up. But it's a normal f*d up family of 3. The son is clearly not a complete loser because he takes his folks on the trip after his dad crashes his own car. After huge disappointment with his girlfriend, the son has a temper tantrum. Silly, yes, but fits the dynamic of the family. Once they get to Germany, the son is just as much a part of the family as all of them. It's a story of a very touching journey by the Dad, and the mum and son are big participants. Get past it all. It's one of the most unusual road trip films I've seen. And quite lovely.

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