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Halbe Treppe (2002)

Two pairs, each married for quite a long time, are living in a small east German town. The film focuses on the relationships between each of the four people and what happens when an affair ... See full summary »

Director:

Andreas Dresen

Writers:

Andreas Dresen, Cooky Ziesche (dramaturge)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steffi Kühnert ... Ellen
Gabriela Maria Schmeide Gabriela Maria Schmeide ... Katrin
Thorsten Merten Thorsten Merten ... Christian
Axel Prahl Axel Prahl ... Uwe
Julia Ziesche Julia Ziesche ... Julia
Jens Graßmehl Jens Graßmehl ... Jens
Mascha Rommel Mascha Rommel ... Mascha
Gregor Ziesche Gregor Ziesche ... Gregor
Christine Schorn Christine Schorn ... Frau in der Parfümerie
Miro De Vittoris Miro De Vittoris ... Bauunternehmer
Eberhard Urban Eberhard Urban ... Eberhard
Ralf Schönknecht Ralf Schönknecht ... Schöni
Doris Schlingmann Doris Schlingmann ... Doris
Knut Elstermann Knut Elstermann ... Knut
André Schneider André Schneider ... Nachrichtensprecher
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Two pairs, each married for quite a long time, are living in a small east German town. The film focuses on the relationships between each of the four people and what happens when an affair takes place between two of them who are not married to each other and logically betraying the two remaining characters. This event leads to deep thoughts about marriage, friendship, relationships and last not least life itself. Written by Benjamin Stello

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

3 October 2002 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Grill Point See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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References Amélie (2001) See more »

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Very realistic
6 January 2003 | by robin-89See all my reviews

The story of the film is uncomplicated, but very realistic. This is also helped a lot by the actors who improvised the whole dialogues (which gives them the nice charme of the "Didi & Stulle" comics, including the dialect). In the beginning this is very funny, but you stop laughing when you notice that what you are watching is like real life.


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