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Abbuzze! Der Badesalz Film (1996)

On a Friday evening two men played by the comical duo 'Badesalz' get stuck in an elevator of a skyscraper. As there is no hope of being rescued during the weekend they try to divert ... See full summary »

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Roland Willaert
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Armknecht Martin Armknecht ... Wohnungsmakler
Birgit Böttcher Birgit Böttcher ... Gastrolle
Joachim Deichsel Joachim Deichsel ... Gastrolle
Wolfgang Deichsel Wolfgang Deichsel ... Gastrolle
Christof Düro Christof Düro ... Gastrolle
Eva Ebner Eva Ebner ... Gastrolle
Ivonne Fenner Ivonne Fenner ... Gastrolle
Ottfried Fischer Ottfried Fischer ... U-Boot Kapitän
Peter Freiberg Peter Freiberg ... Gastrolle
Karen Friesicke Karen Friesicke ... Gastrolle
Winfried Heilmann Winfried Heilmann ... Gastrolle
Gerd Knebel Gerd Knebel ... Erich
Henni Nachtsheim Henni Nachtsheim ... Richard
Dieter Junck Dieter Junck ... Gastrolle
Walter Kalk Walter Kalk ... Gastrolle
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On a Friday evening two men played by the comical duo 'Badesalz' get stuck in an elevator of a skyscraper. As there is no hope of being rescued during the weekend they try to divert themselves by letting go their fantasies on a journey. They appear as their famous couples Rita and Helga - the cashiers at the supermarket, Richie and Headbanger - the rockers, as typical Bavarians, as Eskimos and others. Written by Volker Boehm

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Die hessische Antwort auf die Marx Brothers

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

17 January 1996 (Germany) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

Spoofs Das Boot (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Duzumir
Performed by Badesalz
Written by Gerd Knebel and Henni Nachtsheim
RMG Publishing
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great dialogues
30 December 2006 | by filmlova1See all my reviews

A must for everybody who lived in Germany and is able to understand the strong dialect. Translated into English it would come pretty close to "Little Britain" or "Royston Vasey". "Badesalz" are known for their absurd dialogues. The story builds around two people caught in an broken elevator late Friday afternoon. An absurd firework of gags pinpointing the common prejudice, bad behaviour and funny ? attitudes deploys. The characters featured in the many little episodes forming the big film will be well known to Badesalz-lovers, but they are nevertheless highly enjoyable.

Only suitable for those who like the Monthy Pythons and Little Britain.


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