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Beyond Control (1968)

Sommersprossen (original title)
Germany 1934. In the middle of a southern German forest, a number of mannequins are placed on the two men, Waldemar Velte and Kurt Sandweg from Wuppertal, with their repeating rifles organize shooting practice.

Director:

Helmut Förnbacher
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Cast overview, first billed only:
William Berger ... Velte
Helmut Förnbacher ... Sandweg
Helga Anders ... Monika
Giorgia Moll ... Brigitte
Willy Birgel ... Public Prosecutor
Schaggi Streuli Schaggi Streuli
Ruedi Walter Ruedi Walter
Benno Hoffmann Benno Hoffmann ... Rich man
Grit Boettcher ... Christine
Margrit Rainer Margrit Rainer
Paul Bühlmann Paul Bühlmann
Mäni Weber Mäni Weber ... (as Manni Weber)
Harald Dietl Harald Dietl ... Supervisor
Gino Assirelli Gino Assirelli
Michele Arco Michele Arco
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Germany 1934. In the middle of a southern German forest, a number of mannequins are placed on the two men, Waldemar Velte and Kurt Sandweg from Wuppertal, with their repeating rifles organize shooting practice.

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Funny gangster flick based on true story
1 February 2004 | by naxashSee all my reviews

This is the story of two German bank robbers who left Germany in 1934, only to create more gangster style mayhem in Basel and fall in love with two girls in Basel, Switzerland. Unlike say "Bonnie and Clyde" it's pure entertainment, although there are a few boring bits (unless you want to see the Basel zoo and other sights) and some rather shallow dialogue). Nevertheless quite funny and mostly entertaining. Violence and some nudity! And lots of laughs, actually.


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Country:

West Germany | Italy

Language:

German

Release Date:

10 April 1969 (Italy) See more »

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Gross USA:

$141,800
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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