A young man from East Germany travels to San Francisco to search for his father, who fled 12 years ago.

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A young man from East Germany travels to San Francisco to search for his father, who fled 12 years ago.

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Amizade!  »

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Friendship: not so funny, not so good…
3 July 2014 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

A German movie about a road trip from New York to San Francisco: unfortunately nothing is really interesting in this movie: not the acting, not the gags, not the story itself.

The overall result is under the usual standard for a comedy and this is a pity because the subject (two youngsters from east Germany traveling trough America after the fall of the Berlin wall) was promising and could have inspired a much better plot.

To further enhance the sense of estrangement Matthias Schweighöfer bears a weird resemblance with Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth from 'Game of Thrones') in some scenes.

I wonder if I missed something which is understandable only by German speakers but I doubt it: fun is a Universal language.


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