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Rubbeldiekatz (2011)

An actor's career takes a "Tootsie"-like turn when he lets himself be cast as a woman in a movie.

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Sarah
Jenny Moore ...
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Javier
Gerd Pape ...
HON Driver
Joachim Pollax ...
HON Driver
Franko Melisch ...
Pilot
Guido Maria Kretschmer ...
Steward
Denis Moschitto ...
Jan
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Basti Honk
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Annegret
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Alex
Tobias Mauer ...
Ehemann Charlies Tante
Guido Saremba ...
Schauspieler Charlies Tante
Inge Timm ...
Frau Schneider
Detlev Buck ...
Jürgen Honk
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An actor's career takes a "Tootsie"-like turn when he lets himself be cast as a woman in a movie.

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€5,000,000 (estimated)
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A sturdy comedy. Not groundbreaking, but enjoyable enough.
29 March 2017 | by (Boston MA) – See all my reviews

Every review I read made the inevitable comparisons to Tootsie. Yes, they are both about actors posing as a woman because they need the work. There are other similarities in the story arc, but there are many touches that I found set this apart. The fun it pokes at "Hollywood" - the megalithic American film industry, is again, not groundbreaking, but quite funny. The actors getting a little too wrapped up in their roles is also amusing considering the roles they're playing. This is light comedy done quite competently. The story arc may not be terribly unique or memorable, but for this viewer, as a series of amusing moments rather than a satisfying whole, it's not a bad watch. Sorry if this review seems tepid. It may not be a great film, but it's a good film. I don't regret the time spent watching it. If expectations are modest, you may enjoy it too.


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