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Sennentuntschi (2010)

Three lonely herdsmen starved of female companionship creates the girl of their dreams, from a broom, some straw and a few rags. The creation - Sennentuntschi, lives and breathe to cook, clean and look after the three.

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(screenplay) (as Stefanie Japp), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Sebastian Reusch
Andrea Zogg ...
Erwin
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Martin
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Albert
Hanspeter Müller ...
Notter (as Hanspeter Müller-Drossart)
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Ueli Jäggi ...
Pfarrer Salis
Peter Jecklin ...
Dr. Zingg
Daniel Rohr ...
Bauer Stähli
Paula Marija ...
Bibi
Alice Blaser ...
Maria
Herbert Leiser ...
Kommissar Matter
Luciano Simioni ...
Studer
Birgit C. Krammer ...
Birgit
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Three lonely herdsmen starved of female companionship creates the girl of their dreams, from a broom, some straw and a few rags. The creation - Sennentuntschi, lives and breathe to cook, clean and look after the three.

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Horror | Mystery

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2010 (Switzerland)  »

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Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps  »

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Trivia

The film is loosely based upon an Alpine to fable called "The Guschg Herdsmen's Doll" but commonly referred to as Sennentuntschi across Switzerland. See more »

Goofs

The story is set in 1975, Sebastian drives a VAZ-2121 (Lada Niva). But this model of Lada was only manufactured from 1977. See more »

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Version of Sukkubus - den Teufel im Leib (1989) See more »

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Keeps you interested till the end, but a little bit confusing
5 July 2011 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

Isolated village in Swiss Alps is perfect scenery for a good thriller. This one starts good, but to the end, it gets more and more confusing. I get the general idea what happened, but for movie to be a good (and for me to like it) you need to explain all details (like those three corpses at the end, whose are they ? I googled but I couldn't find any explanation in English). Also, the characters decisions are very weird. It's like, for a smallest things they start shooting at each other. There's a fair amount of violence that I don't mind, but I figure others might dislike.

On technical note, other from confusing but still decent directing/editing - acting and sound/music are good. I also appreciate that there's nothing fantasy/supernatural in the story (well, almost nothing, who's that kid with the mirror at the beginning ? One more unexplained detail), just a plain crime/mystery/thriller. My final mark is above average, it kept me tied to chair from start to end. If for nothing else, you could give it a chance just for beautiful mountain scenery.


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