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Gun-shy (2003)

Schussangst (original title)
Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 15 April 2004 (Germany)
Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of ... See full summary »

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Dito Tsintsadze

Writers:

Dirk Kurbjuweit (novel), Dirk Kurbjuweit (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fabian Hinrichs ... Lukas Eiserbeck
Lavinia Wilson ... Isabella
Johan Leysen ... Romberg, Isabellas Stiefvater
Ingeborg Westphal Ingeborg Westphal ... Sieveking
Rudolf W. Marnitz Rudolf W. Marnitz ... Beckmann
Thorsten Merten ... Krausser
Axel Prahl Axel Prahl ... 'Toter Mann' im Fluß / 'Dead man' in the river
Christoph Waltz ... Johannsen
Lena Stolze ... Isabellas Mutter / Mother
Lasha Bakradze Lasha Bakradze ... Der Albaner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ingrid Böttger Ingrid Böttger ... Frau Wessel
Artur Dunker Artur Dunker ... Mann im Rollstuhl / Man in a wheelchair
Lieselotte Ehler Lieselotte Ehler ... Alte Frau / Old woman
Marika Giorgobiani ... Frau des Albaners
Dirk Kurbjuweit Dirk Kurbjuweit ... Mann mit Zeitung
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Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of military service, doesn't have many friends and leads a boring life, until he meets Isabella. The fascinating girl soon becomes his best friend, but Lukas learns she has a sexual relationship to her stepfather. Thus, he is obsessed with the idea of delivering Isabella by killing the man... Written by fippi2000

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

15 April 2004 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Aseeton rakkaus See more »

Filming Locations:

Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tatfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Sick sad world
16 June 2006 | by antcol8See all my reviews

Just good enough to keep me going late at night in a German hotel room. Best seen like that. Titillating and quirky, no more no less. But enough so for me to remember the title and hunt it down (...). The scene with the neighbor who's obsessed with North Korea is worth the price of admission (in my case, free, but who's counting?). The girl is sick, the guy's a dreaming loser. The writer who mentioned Hartley and Chabrol should add Rohmer to the list of influences (it's like a slasher Chloe In The Afternoon). I have to write more, but there's really nothing much else to say. Arte is a good channel for travelers who don't want to go completely brain-dead in front of the TV.


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