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A satire about showbiz: Peter Schlönzke was raised in the large mid-German industrial area "Ruhrgebiet" and is an adoring fan of the show "Fun Unlimited" and its host Heinz Wäscher. Peter ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hape Kerkeling ...
Heinz Schenk ...
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Margret Homeyer ...
Hilma Schlönzke
Dirk Dautzenberg ...
Hermann Schlönzke
Kurt Weinzierl ...
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Annett Kruschke ...
Andrea Heuer ...
Gudrun von Wölk
Petra Zieser ...
Karin
Gottfried Vollmer ...
Dirk Bach ...
Hardy Loppmann
Christiane Reiff ...
Bettinas Mutter
Mirco Bogumil ...
2. Punk (as Die abstürzenden Brieftauben)
Konrad Kittner ...
1. Punk (as Die abstürzenden Brieftauben)
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A satire about showbiz: Peter Schlönzke was raised in the large mid-German industrial area "Ruhrgebiet" and is an adoring fan of the show "Fun Unlimited" and its host Heinz Wäscher. Peter wants to be like him, but when he attends a talent contest, he fails entirely, manages to get only a job as cable person. His view behind the background lets him see the real personality of his idol: an arrogant choleric. By his innocence and motivation Peter gets probated soon and manages to start a showbiz career himself. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Trivia

Little Bettina is played by Laura Wendlandt, granddaughter of producer Horst Wendlandt. See more »

Quotes

Junge von der Schülerzeitung: Mr. Wäscher, what do you think of atomic weapons? Are you for it or against it?
Heinz Wäscher: I thought you are from a school paper. But you are from "Spiegel".
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits have animated effects, like some names are put on the screen or kicked away with furry paws and other credits flood away. See more »

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Referenced in Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere! (2009) See more »

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Mein Vati hat drei grunzende Schweine
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Performed by Christiane Reiff & Laura Wendlandt
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Great humor (but unfortunately not for everybody)
6 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

It's a great satire but hard to understand if you didn't grow up in Germany. Most of the jokes are based on the very special humor and talent of Hape Kerkeling, that's why I think a translation wouldn't work.

Anyhow, I know people who didn't like the movie but most of them just didn't understand the subtle jokes. Every time I see the movie again there's another revelation...

Did you notice the "Bollerwagen"-shop next to the "Gluecksmelodie"-machine when he passes it for the second time? It's stuff like that which makes the movie still interesting to watch - even after the 10th time...


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