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Three couples meet for dinner and talk about love and sex.

Director:

Doris Dörrie

Writers:

Doris Dörrie (screenplay), Doris Dörrie (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Heike Makatsch ... Emilia
Benno Fürmann ... Felix
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Annette
Jürgen Vogel ... Boris
Nina Hoss ... Charlotte
Mehmet Kurtulus ... Dylan
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Storyline

Three couples with varying degrees of success in both financial and romantic matters find they know relatively little about themselves or their respective partners. Successful stockbroker Dylan and his gorgeous wife, Charlotte, host a dinner party at their lavish apartment for two other pairs of friends, the recently separated Felix and Emilia and the seemingly happy Boris and Annette. Felix and Emilia had decided to attend the dinner as a couple, though each still has unresolved feelings towards the other. Meanwhile, Annette and Boris are on the verge of becoming engaged, though something seems to be preventing this from happening. As the night goes on, several topics are discussed -- ranging from happy memories from the past to sexual relationships. At the height of the sex conversation, an impromptu bet is made that the two intact couples would not be able to identify their respective lovers by touching their naked bodies while blindfolded. Taking the bet, Boris, Annette, Dylan, ...

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

19 September 2002 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Desnudos See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,014,130 (Germany), 20 September 2002
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Very good and interesting dialogues
8 November 2003 | by janv-3See all my reviews

I was very impressed by the quality of the dialogues in this movie: very fresh, very deep, very intelligent. The movie is based on a play (the title is "Happy") written also by the director of the movie and this theatrical origin is very obvious and... enjoyable. I really recommend this movie to anyone interested in topics like the emptiness and disorientation of the X-geneneration (Y-generation and so on), urban love stories, conflict of genders, and, above all, human feelings and reactions. Nice movie indeed. IKEA fans and other modernity-addicts should watch it as well.


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