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Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

PG | | Comedy | May 1990 (USA)
A kindly but thieving shopaholic tries to turn her mistakes around, but does so by becoming a skilled computer hacker, something that could only get her into more trouble despite her goal to impress her beloved family.

Director:

Percy Adlon
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Sägebrecht ... Rosalie Greenspace
Brad Davis ... Ray 'Liebling' Greenspace
Judge Reinhold ... The Priest
Erika Blumberger Erika Blumberger ... Rosalie's Mother
Willy Harlander Willy Harlander ... Rosalie's Father
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Patricia Zehentmayr ... Barbara Greenspace
Courtney Kraus Courtney Kraus ... April
Alex Winter ... Schatzi Greenspace
Lisa Fitzhugh Lisa Fitzhugh ... Greenspace Twin
Lori Fitzhugh Lori Fitzhugh ... Greenspace Twin
David Denney David Denney ... Kindi Greenspace
Dina Chandel Dina Chandel ... Herzi Greenspace
Ed Geldart Ed Geldart ... Burt
John William Galt John William Galt ... Bank President
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Storyline

Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents for others. It's looking pretty bleak until her daughter pushes her into buying a 'guilt gift' of a PC, complete with modem. Master shopper becomes master hacker, and Rosalie is back on top. Written by BA Jacobson <pcfe2151@cybercom.net>

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Taglines:

When You're $100,000 In Debt, It's Your Problem. When You're $1,000,000 In Debt... It's The Bank's.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | West Germany

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rosalie va de compras See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$574,080
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Percy Adlon's third collaboration with Marianne Sägebrecht after Zuckerbaby (1985) and Bagdad Cafe (1987). See more »


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He-i-ti, Ho-i-ti
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Performed by Brüder Kehm
Copyright 1976/1984 by H. Rehm Produktion
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Nausea inducing
16 April 1999 | by lucy-19See all my reviews

Germans think smirking is funny (just like Americans think mumbling is sexy and that women with English accents are acting). I had to cross my eyes whenever the screen was filled yet again with a giant close-up of a smirking face. One of those 'housewife hacks corporate mainframe' tales where she defrauds a bank by tapping a few random keys on her home PC which is connected only to a power socket. The director obviously loves the rather large leading lady. Can't say I share his feelings. There's quite a funny bit when the entire family sit in front of the television chanting tonelessly along with the adverts. Apparently this review needs to be one line longer so here it is.


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