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Writer:
Andre Schneider (writer)
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Release Date:
5 April 2011 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Entdecke den Löwen in dir!
Plot:
Leo, an advertising executive in his mid-30s, falls in love with Alex who's just gotten out of a long-term relationship. While Alex doesn't quite know how to react to Leo's advances, Leo's facing trouble with Alex's oddball clique. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Marcel Schlutt ... Leo Krieg

Andre Schneider ... Alex Vennemann (as André Schneider)

Sascia Haj ... Steffi Graf

Udo Lutz ... Tobi Rückert

Beate Kurecki ... Kerstin

Barbara Kowa ... Carla
Hans Hendrik Trost ... Daniel Möckernbrink
Hermann Eppert ... Philipp
Anna Gerloff ... Babette
Martin Langenbeck ... Simon
Oliver Kube ... Heiko
Dominik Djialieu ... Kellner Kurt (as Dominik Djialeu)
Lars Kalkbrenner ... Roberto
Timm Sebastian Peltner ... Bikini-Mann
Shirin Azari ... Simons Freundin
Ronald Schaller ... Ronald Schaller
Lisa Sprakties ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Nikolaos Topp ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Michael Helmrich ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Simone Träger ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste (as Simone Täger)
Martin Felske ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Diana Quack ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Garikoitz John ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Thomas Pix ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Andreas Peter ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Indira Gárate ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Grace Gárate-Delgado ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Valentina Delgado ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Ives-Yuri Garate ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste (as Yuri Gárate)
Matthias Stockloew ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste (as Ütz)
Rosario Lobo de Fonseca ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Fabia Lobo de Fonseca ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Max Landero ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Eunice Delgado ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
Heiko Akrap ... Café-, Club-, Theater- & Partygäste
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Directed by
Ives-Yuri Garate  (as Yuri Gárate)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andre Schneider  writer

Produced by
Andre Schneider .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Epp 
 
Cinematography by
Matthias Stockloew  (as Ütz)
 
Costume Design by
Ronny Sakolowski 
J.R. Sewing 
 
Makeup Department
Margarita Rasbasch .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andre Schneider .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jörn Brodersen .... sound assistant
Moritz Capellmann .... sound mix assistant
Arne Kämmerer .... sound
Matthias Leonhardt .... sound mixer
Ralf Leutheuser .... sound assistant
Christoph Meyer .... sound mix assistant
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Garikoitz John .... assistant camera
Stefan Preuhs .... assistant camera
 
Animation Department
Matthias Stockloew .... animator (as Ütz)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Alex und der Löwe" - Germany (original title)
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Runtime:
Germany:96 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Marcel Schlutt, Sascia Haj, Udo Lutz, Andre Schneider, Dominik Djialieu, and Hermann Eppert subsequently appeared together again in Men to Kiss (2012).See more »
Soundtrack:
Something's HappeningSee more »

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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Who Needs a Budget?, 14 July 2010
Author: Lance (arockingchair) from Philadelphia, United States

An excellent piece of European gay cinema! 100 well-spent minutes! "Alex and Leo" proves that a great movie doesn't necessarily need a big budget if the chemistry between the actors is right. And the acting in "Alex and Leo" is wonderful! Hard to say whether German porn icon Marcel Schlutt is a good actor or not, but he's cast perfectly as Leo in this droll romantic comedy that features Spanish actor André Schneider (from "La paz de tus ojos tristes") as his love interest. (Schneider has become a little chubby, but let me tell you, he has the movie world's most beautiful eyes since young Paul Newman!) They fall in love immediately but have some mild trouble in the process of becoming a couple. Of course, "Alex and Leo" has a happy ending. We know it as soon as Schlutt and Schneider meet in a hip Kreutzberg bar, and the movie doesn't ruin our expectations. (A little more nudity from Schlutt and Schneider during their sex scene would have been appreciated, though.) There are some mind-blowing performances from the supporting cast as well (Udo Lutz as Toby the Super-bitch is comedy at its best!), and the music is great, too. A movie that makes me wanna go and see Europe. They seem to have the hottest men on earth.

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