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Vom Suchen und Finden der Liebe (2005)

A comedy that proves everlasting love is a myth.

Director:

Helmut Dietl

Writers:

Helmut Dietl (screenplay), Helmut Dietl (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Moritz Bleibtreu ... Mimi Nachtigal
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Venus Morgenstern
Uwe Ochsenknecht ... Theo Stokowski
Anke Engelke ... Helena Stokowski
Heino Ferch ... Hermes - Aphrodite
Justus von Dohnányi Justus von Dohnányi ... Harry (as Justus von Dohnànyi)
Marily Milia Marily Milia ... Kalypso
Richard Beek Richard Beek ... Charon
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Robby Gediner
Harald Schmidt Harald Schmidt ... Psychotherapeut
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henry Bissinger Henry Bissinger
Claudine Biswas-MacKenzie Claudine Biswas-MacKenzie ... Studentin (as Claudine Biswas)
Sebastian Fuhrmann Sebastian Fuhrmann ... Kellner
Fred Hady Fred Hady ... Journalist
Michael Heukrodt Michael Heukrodt ... Fotograf
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A comedy that proves everlasting love is a myth.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Greek

Release Date:

27 January 2005 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

A szerelem keresése és meglelése See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$805,736 (Germany), 28 January 2005
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Mimi Nachtigal: I like the way you hold your fork. It's so... gripping.
Venus Morgenstern: And I like the cast on your leg. It's so... damaged.
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Excellent Film
24 October 2005 | by LadykracherSee all my reviews

The brilliance of this film is on several levels. The visual effects and the direction of Helmut Dietl perfectly compliment the writing (script by Dietl and Patrick Süßkind) and the superb cast. In addition the all the visual appeal, the music is not to be missed.

This is a film that you will either love or hate, that's what it comes down to. I think that if you enjoyed Eternal Sunshine (Vergiss mein nicht) you will enjoy Liebe. There is a balance of raw emotion coupled with the humour that is always missing from straight up dramas.

The problem people seem to have with this film is the distinction between whether we are supposed to think that Dietl is making a joke or if he is serious about the possible existence of eternal love, die einzige große Liebe I'm Leben. I believe that Deitl wants to show us that it's possible, but that humans inevitably screw it up.


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