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Flowers for the Man in the Moon (1975)

Blumen für den Mann im Mond (original title)
Adam, Evchen, and Manni are looking at the moon through their home-made telescope. Evchen isn't interested, and dismisses the moon as a lump of cheese. Manni, who is a big fan of technology... See full summary »

Director:

Rolf Losansky

Writers:

Gudrun Deubener (dramatisation), Rolf Losansky | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jutta Wachowiak ... Mutter Ledermann
Stefan Lisewski Stefan Lisewski ... Vater Ledermann
Sven Grothe Sven Grothe ... Adam Ledermann
Annemone Haase Annemone Haase ... Professor Vitamin
Gerhard Bienert Gerhard Bienert ... Opa Sielaff
Dieter Franke Dieter Franke ... Kondensmaxe
Astrid Heinze Astrid Heinze ... Evchen, Kind
Dirk Förster Dirk Förster ... Manni, Kind
Yvonne Dießner Yvonne Dießner ... Susi, Kind
Ronald Schwarz Ronald Schwarz ... Egon, Kind
Carl Heinz Choynski Carl Heinz Choynski ... Faktotum
Dieter Jäger Dieter Jäger ... Anton
Evamaria Bath Evamaria Bath ... Gertrud
Carmen-Maja Antoni Carmen-Maja Antoni ... Maja
Annerose Diete Annerose Diete ... Ulla
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Adam, Evchen, and Manni are looking at the moon through their home-made telescope. Evchen isn't interested, and dismisses the moon as a lump of cheese. Manni, who is a big fan of technology, sees satellites and a car driving over the moon's surface. But Adam hears the moon speak, and hears it ask for flowers to cover its surface. From then on, Adam is determined to breed a kind of flower that can grow on the moon. Although he is made fun of at school and is yelled at by his father, who develops extra-nutritious vegetables for Professor Vitamin, Adam keeps trying. Eventually things take a positive turn. Kondensmaxe, in his airplane, finds Professor Vitamin's old magic greenhouse. It turns out the Professor was herself concerned with developing such a flower, before the war, and is willing to assist Adam in his research. Manni and Evchen support him every step of the way, and so does Adam's grandfather. Eventually Adam's mother even convinces her husband to assist the children as well, ... Written by DEFA Film Library

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Genres:

Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

East Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

10 October 1975 (East Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Flowers for the Man in the Moon See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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