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6 September 2012 (Germany) See more »
Tim and his friend Can go to bars and lie to girls about one of them being terminally ill so they can... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Marco Petry 
Writing credits
Axel Staeck (screenplay)

Marco Petry (script editor) &
Jan Ehlert (script editor)

Simon Hauschild  lecture

Produced by
Oliver Berben .... producer
Henning Ferber .... producer
Stefan Gärtner .... co-producer
Joachim Kosack .... co-producer
Martin Moszkowicz .... executive producer
Marcus Welke .... producer
Sebastian Zühr .... associate producer
Original Music by
Lorenz Dangel 
Tobias Kuhn 
Cinematography by
Jan Fehse 
Film Editing by
Marco Pav D'Auria 
Casting by
Simone Bär 
Production Design by
Tamo Kunz 
Costume Design by
Ute Paffendorf 
Makeup Department
Andrea Braun .... additional makeup artist
Nadia Homri .... additional makeup artist: Crowd Supervisor
Astrid Mariaschk .... makeup artist
Katharina Nädelin .... makeup artist
Katrin Paas .... additional makeup artist
Caroline Torschew .... additional makeup artist
Production Management
Markus Brinkmann .... production manager
Ricarda Goray .... unit manager
Susanne Hahn .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Schoko Okroy .... assistant director
Art Department
Robert Braun .... assistant property master: outdoor
Robert Braun .... prop driver
Ferdi Gider .... prop assistant
Ulrike Gojowczyk .... property master: indoor
Patrick Lebrun .... set constructor
Steffi Lehmkuhl .... property master: outdoor (as Steffi Lehmkul)
Andre Makossa .... carpenter
Anika Reichenbach .... assistant property master: indoor
Marie-Luise Rogmans .... assistant property master: outdoor
Katharina Runge .... assistant production designer
Sound Department
Alexej Ashkenazy .... adr mixer
Günther Friedhoff .... adr recordist
Bernd Hackmann .... sound
Stefan Korte .... sound re-recording mixer
Jan Petzold .... sound effects editor
Mirko Reinhard .... dialogue editor
Mirko Reinhard .... sound designer
Mirko Reinhard .... supervising sound editor
Wilmont Schulze .... foley artist
Marko Vinokic .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
Philipp Großmann .... scanning supervisor
Nadir Mansouri .... digital colorist
Jürgen Klein .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Matthias Baeumer .... additional electrician
Rene Baum .... electrician
Kenneth Cornils .... key grip
Thomas Korda .... steadicam operator
Wanja Krieger .... lighting assistant
Benjamin Menne .... additional electrician
Marco Nagel .... still photographer
Thorben Olbertz .... best boy
Arne Schriever .... crane operator
Bernd Spauke .... still photographer
Andreas Theiner .... gaffer
Helmut van der Wielen .... camera operator
Helmut van der Wielen .... first assistant camera
Marc Von Kuk .... electrician
Falk Wenzel .... camera car: driver
Konrad Zimmermann .... additional electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vanessa Horsmann .... wardrobe
Sandra Lee .... additional wardrobe
Frauke Spessert .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Lucas Seeberger .... assistant editor
Music Department
Falko Duczmal .... score recording engineer
Tilo M. Heinrich .... music preparation
Transportation Department
Erik Merten .... production driver
Other crew
Jens Budde .... continuity
Anna Hintzen .... assistant to producers
Norbert Klingner .... legal counsel
Benjamin Kriebitzsch .... set runner
Armin Malekmarzban .... set runner
Frank Meter .... location scout
Tiziano Piscazzi .... assistant set manager
Christopher Poth .... set manager
René Saldjughian .... location manager
Markus Steuer .... location scout
Jessica Zimmermann .... production coordinator
Christina Bentlage .... thanks
Andreas Fueser .... thanks (as Herr Füser)
Petra Müller .... thanks

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Also Known As:
"Heiter bis wolkig" - Germany (original title)
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100 min

Did You Know?

Max Riemelt's third film with Elyas M'Barek and the first not directed by Dennis Gansel. It's also Max Riemelt's second film with Anna Fischer, the first being We Are the Night (2010) which was directed by Dennis Gansel.See more »


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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
How to hit on a woman; how to die, 14 September 2012
Author: Pippi_langstrumpf from Germany

This film starts as a shallow love story: two blokes in a bar hit on the woman they fancy by sending one of them over who tells her that the other one is terminally ill. "Would you like a brain tumour or prostate cancer? - OK, OK, I know, so it's a brain tumour." Surprisingly women seem to believe this shtick and want to help the alleged coffin-dodger to a beautiful last night.

Using this trick, Tim, a canteen cook, gets to know Marie - and this time it isn't a one-night stand, but develops into something more serious. The snag is that Marie has a sister, Edda, who really suffers from cancer and only has a few months to live. She, of course, can see through the subterfuge right from the start and asks Tim to help her grant some last wishes.

Now this film gets more serious, Edda doesn't want to live, she doesn't want to die - she is full of joy and very cranky, just the typical mood swings of someone who has to die.

Occasionally some of what she wants reminds a bit of "Knocking on Heaven's Door", the film about two cancer patients who want to go to the sea before they die and have a few adventurous last days. That film is rather a comedy, while "Heiter bis wolkig" is often a bit sadder. It raises a laugh, and it is tear-jerking, especially for people who have seen someone die of cancer. But don't worry, It isn't a depressing film, it's also a kind of fairy tale. Live your own life, try to make your dreams come true - that is the theme of "Heiter bis wolkig".

Max Riemelt as Tim, Jessica Schwartz as Edda and Anna Fischer as Marie are excellent, giving their characters some depth and making you feel with them.

The title isn't misleading; this film is partly cloudy: sometimes a bit sunnier, sometimes it can rain a bit.

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