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Muttertag (1993)

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A satirical take on the life of a family in a public housing complex in Vienna as they prepare for Mother's Day.

Director:

Harald Sicheritz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alfred Dorfer Alfred Dorfer ... Mischa Neugebauer / Polizist Gratzl
Reinhard Nowak Reinhard Nowak ... Edwin Neugebauer / Postler / Nachbarjunge 2
Andrea Händler Andrea Händler ... Trude Neugebauer / Postlerin / Jungscharbetreuerin
Eva Billisich Eva Billisich ... Evelyn Schöbinger / Kassiererin Haberl
Roland Düringer Roland Düringer ... Opa Neugebauer / spitzbärtiger Nachbar / Briefträger Zapletal / Nachbarjunge 1 / bewaffneter Drogeriemarkt-Kunde / Pfarrer
Karl Künstler Karl Künstler ... Herr Schwalbach
Silvia Fenz Silvia Fenz ... Frau Habitzl
Beatrice Frey Beatrice Frey ... Frau Klein (as Bea Frey)
Gudrun Tielsch Gudrun Tielsch ... Verwirrte
Lukas Resetarits Lukas Resetarits ... Sandler
Willi Resetarits Willi Resetarits ... Thief
I. Stangl I. Stangl ... Sandler
Herwig Seeböck Herwig Seeböck ... Detective Uebleis (Icebear)
Monica Weinzettl Monica Weinzettl ... Gerti Gratzl / Friseuse
Walter Kordesch Walter Kordesch ... Polizist
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A satirical take on the life of a family in a public housing complex in Vienna as they prepare for Mother's Day.

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Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Also Known As:

Dzien matki See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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References Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Mamas & Papas
Lyrics by Harald Sicheritz
Music by Lothar Scherpe
Performed by Barbara Spitz and Wiener Wunder
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Perhaps the only time an Austrian movie reached the greatness of British humor
9 May 2007 | by SuperunknovvnSee all my reviews

After just watching "Muttertag" again for the first time in years I am stunned by how great it really is. Almost every line of dialog has become a classic catchphrase. You know the movie by heart, because it's getting quoted all the time in Austria - and rightly so! "Muttertag" is not just hilariously absurd, it's also an accurate portrayal of the people living in Vienna's suburbs with all their typical quirks.

Alfred Dorfer, Andreas Nowak, Roland Düringer, Eva Billisich and Andrea Händler play various roles and they all play them to perfection. Düringer and Dorfer, of course, went on to become the most popular Austrian comedians, starred in a lot of other movies and even managed to put a successful sitcom on Austrian television. However, they never achieved the greatness of this movie again and no other Austrian comedy ever did.

"Muttertag" is really a fluke. It has influenced a whole generation and will always remain a classic. Can someone in Austria please make another movie as original and funny as this one?


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