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My Best Enemy (2011)
"Mein bester Feind" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | War  -  11 January 2013 (USA)
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A dark WWII comedy about two friends, stolen artwork and an unfortunate case of mistaken identities, as a Jewish man switches places with his Nazi best friend in order to survive

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Victor Kaufmann
Georg Friedrich ...
Rudi Smekal
Ursula Strauss ...
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Hannah Kaufmann
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Jakob Kaufmann
Uwe Bohm ...
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Karel Brinek
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Moritz Haiden
Mirko Roggenbock ...
SS Untersturmführer Gruber
Christoph Luser ...
SS-Scharführer Weber
Klaus Manchen ...
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Claudio Caramaschi ...
Adriano Bellotini
Hubert Mulzer ...
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A dark WWII comedy about two friends, stolen artwork and an unfortunate case of mistaken identities, as a Jewish man switches places with his Nazi best friend in order to survive

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Il mio miglior nemico  »

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In every scene where American flags appear, they are all 50-star US flags. The American flag had 48 stars until July 4, 1960, 15 years after the story takes place. See more »

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Written by Patty Moon
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Highly entertaining and excellent film
16 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wolfgand Murnberger is a creative Austrian director who has crafted a thoroughly enjoyable film in "Mein Bester Feind" or "My Best Enemy." He has assembled an all-star cast led by the always reliable Moritz Bleibtreu to act out this story. Just sit back and enjoy the ride as this film combines adventure, drama, pathos, comedy, and even mystery. The setting of World War II in Nazi-occupied Austria will perhaps be considered unlikely for such a multi-faceted piece of filmmaking ... but therein lies its brilliance. Austria certainly produces awesome films that are unfortunately fairly unknown to America audiences (with the exception of the serious film connoisseur.) Add "My Best Enemy" to that list!


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