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Julia's Disappearance (2009)

Giulias Verschwinden (original title)
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A comedy about aging, youth and other eternal truths. Of all days, precisely on her fiftieth birthday, Julia has to experience that age makes you invisible. Frustrated, she goes shopping ... See full summary »

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Giulia
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John
Stefan Kurt ...
Stefan
André Jung ...
Lorenz
Sunnyi Melles ...
Alessia
Daniel Rohr ...
Thomas
Teresa Harder ...
Lena
Max Herbrechter ...
Valentin
Christine Schorn ...
Leonie
Babett Arens ...
Helen
Renate Becker ...
Lili
Susanne-Marie Wrage ...
Cornelia
Samuel Weiss ...
Max
Elisa Schlott ...
Jessica
Hannah Dietrich ...
Fatima
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A comedy about aging, youth and other eternal truths. Of all days, precisely on her fiftieth birthday, Julia has to experience that age makes you invisible. Frustrated, she goes shopping and makes an acquaintance, spontaneously deciding to spend the evening with this stranger, rather than with the guests of her own birthday party. They wait for her in a restaurant, all dressed up and groomed, lively debating the years that have passed. The truths and wisdom of Julia's closest friends on aging and growing old are drowned increasingly in sufficient quantities of alcohol. In the mean time, on her eightieth birthday, Leonie, sulking over the loss of youth, is rebelling against her daughter, the senior citizen's home, conventions, and old age in general - and joyfully sabotaging the party in her honor. Written by T&C Film, Zurich/Switzerland

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Golden girls and golden sneakers
19 February 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

For some reason, I had made up my mind not to enjoy this movie, but I did. Especially the segment about the teenage shoplifter and her brawling parents is so involving they should have a movie of their own. Mr. Suter, if you're reading this, what about a spin-off on what the future holds for Jessica and Vince? The two other main plot lines, about Giulia's 50th and Leonie's 80th birthday, are more subtle, but not nearly as intriguing as the family feud. Sunnyi Melles, however, puts in a radiant guest appearance as a glamorous gate crasher at Giulia's party. She's the real deal. In the golden days of Hollywood, she would have been up there with Jean Harlow.


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