The Germans are coming. To snoop, pry and inspect once again, because the Greek are always under suspicion to lie, cheat and scam. And rightfully so. Jörg Geissner, an employee of the ... See full summary »
Christoph Maria Herbst,
In the flashbacks, young Achim on the keyboards is a nod to Achim Hagemann, Kerkelings schoolmate and long-time stage companion. See more »
At the pilgrims office, Kerkeling's name is filled in to the Compostela as "Hans Peter Kerkeling". The Compostela is always being filled out with the pilgrim's name written in Latin, which in Kerkelings case would be: "Joannem Petrum Kerkeling". See more »
The closing credits are written on a diary accompanied with walking equipment, different photos from the Camino de Santiago and other things, including the cover of the original book the movie is based on. See more »
While I haven't read the original source for this (the book that is), you can feel it coming through. Every ooze and (line) drop suggest something bigger behind this. So while again I can't confirm it, it feels like there is much more to this that made it to the screen. Of course that can be argued about any adaptation. But with a self discovery and/or journey the very famous person (played by an actor and not himself, which makes kinda sense considering the title) is making we are expecting quite a bit out of it.
And the actors do not disappoint, there are quite a few funny and hilarious moments. Be it his attempts at connecting or finding or discovering or other sorts of "failures". But only if you fail and never give up, you truly know where you are and where you should go (pun intended). Shortcuts included ...
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