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Paradies: Liebe (2012)

Unrated | | Drama | 26 April 2013 (USA)
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Teresa, a fifty-year-old Austrian mother, travels to the paradise of the beaches of Kenya, seeking out love from African boys. But she must confront the hard truth that on the beaches of Kenya, love is a business.

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Teresa (as Margarethe Tiesel)
Peter Kazungu ...
Munga
Inge Maux ...
Freundin von Teresa
Dunja Sowinetz ...
Urlaubsfreundinnen
Helen Brugat ...
Urlaubsfreundinnen
Gabriel Mwarua ...
Gabriel (as Gabriel Nguma Mwaruwa)
Josphat Hamisi ...
Josphat
Carlos Mkutano ...
Salama (as Carlos Mukutani)
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Tochter Teresa
Maria Hofstätter ...
Schwester Teresa
Livingson Nyambu ...
Tourguide
Tobias Kasiwa ...
Animateur
Leonora Migide ...
Schwester Munga
Anderson Mutisya ...
Stripper
Francis Aluoch ...
Room Boy
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On the beaches of Kenya they're known as "Sugar Mamas" -- European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living. Teresa, a fifty-year-old Austrian and mother of a daughter entering puberty, travels to this vacation paradise. She goes from one beach boy to the next, from one disappointment to the next and finally she must recognize: On the beaches of Kenya, love is a business. Written by Strand Releasing

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Budget:

€3,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,014, 28 April 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$23,808, 23 June 2013
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Really good...
7 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

It shows the same thing as men in Thailand but from a mirror perspective.

To feel how it is to be a woman seeing how men behave in Thailand was hard to understand and didn't really wanna care. Mostly I think its because one cant relate to it if you don't have attraction to the sex that actually performs the disgusting acts. For example men seeing old men having sex with young girls.

This made me care even more how disgusting it really is and easier to relate to it by watching from the "other" side.

I think both female and male will learn something by watching this that we aren't so much different or better then the other person. Good and bad is seen in both sexes.

This is a great movie - it doesn't hold back. Hold on to your chair... this is gonna be a ride thats gonna make your jaw drop! Worth it...


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