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Heart Over Head (2001)

Herz über Kopf (original title)
Jakob, an 18-year-old boy, comes back to Frankfurt after he left after his mothers death one year ago. While trying to sort his life he meets a Polish Au-Pair, Wanda, and falls in love with... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Schilling ... Jakob Schneider
Alicja Bachleda ... Wanda (as Alicja Bachleda-Curus)
Matthias Schweighöfer ... Dirk Bachmann
Sebastian Kroehnert Sebastian Kroehnert ... Helmut
Anna Kalata Anna Kalata ... Milena
Anna von Berg ... Petra Schneider (as Anna Katharina von Berg)
Marcello Mahr Marcello Mahr ... Patrick Schneider
Leonard Lansink ... Wolfgang Gebhard
Katharina Müller-Elmau ... Ute Gebhard
David Scheller David Scheller ... Ben
Clara Gutmann Clara Gutmann ... Clara Gebhard
Charlotte Gutmann Charlotte Gutmann ... Charlotte Gebhard
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Jakob, an 18-year-old boy, comes back to Frankfurt after he left after his mothers death one year ago. While trying to sort his life he meets a Polish Au-Pair, Wanda, and falls in love with her. But there are several disappointments on both sides... Written by Benjamin Stello

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

6 June 2002 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Heart Over Head See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Nice Lovestory and more
10 June 2002 | by The_Master_ElysiumSee all my reviews

"Herz im Kopf", a film probably made for teenagers, must be considered as well done not only for this group. Jakob, trying to find his place in the world after his mothers death, is both true to life and well acted. When watching his attempts to get a job, to arrange his life with his older (and pregnant) sister and of course to get the girl he loves, you are touched not only as a teenager, but as a human, because the feelings transported in the picture are universal. Wanda, a Polish Au-Pair in Germany and object of Jakob's love, is very well acted too. But the biggest congratulations have to go to the screenplay which expresses very true feelings, with several Ups and Downs.

After all a really good movie, not the best this year, but very worth watching!


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