An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water ... See full summary »
The ambitious punk rocker Max (Tim Oliver Schultz) and the eco-activist Inge (Paula Kalenberg) cannot stand each other, ever since Max publicly exposed her by singing the offensive song "... See full summary »
Tim Oliver Schultz,
This is a family story that covers thirty years in the life of the Freytag family (narrated by the grandson, Robert). When his grandfather returns from Russia in 1949, he becomes part of ... See full summary »
It tries to stay fresh and out of clichés, but it can't entirely do that. While it's nice to see "ordinary" people and their problems depicted. But even that has a sour taste, because while they do look ordinary, most of what they do cannot be called ordinary. You also get to see issues that actually aren't really problems or shouldn't be handled the way the are being handled in the movie.
There are some other issues too (some weird acting choices amongst them, comedy does not always work, cardboard cut out side characters and some other things). There is always the issue with the ending. It's not only over dramatized to a point, where some might go "come one", but also more than just predictable. Which is all in all a shame, because while I listed some negatives, there are some refreshing things going on and you can feel how much fun the actors had doing this ...
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