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The Raspberry Reich (2004)

A left-wing terrorist group, consisting of several homosexual men and a female leader, kidnaps the son of a wealthy industrialist.

Director:

Bruce La Bruce

Writer:

Bruce La Bruce

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susanne Sachße Susanne Sachße ... Gudrun (as Susanne Sachsse)
Daniel Bätscher Daniel Bätscher ... Holger (as Tim Vinzent)
Andreas Stich Andreas Stich ... Patrick (as Andreas Rupprecht)
Dean Monroe Dean Monroe ... Andreas (as Dean Stathis)
Anton Z. Risan Anton Z. Risan ... Clyde (as Anton)
Daniel Fettig Daniel Fettig ... Che (as Damion)
Gerrit Gerrit ... Helmut
Joeffrey Joeffrey ... Horst
Ulrike Schirm Ulrike Schirm ... Neighbour 1 (as Ulrike S.)
Keith Levy Keith Levy ... Drag Queen Stage (as Sherry Vine)
Stephan Dilschneider Stephan Dilschneider ... Neighbour 2
Pünktchen Pünktchen ... Drag Queen Door
Sven Reinhard Sven Reinhard ... Policeman
Genesis P-Orridge ... TV Personality
Naushad Naushad ... Muslim
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Storyline

A left-wing terrorist group, consisting of several homosexual men and a female leader, kidnaps the son of a wealthy industrialist.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Germany | Canada

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

1 April 2004 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

El imperio Frambuesa See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

On October 27, 2005, a Paris court decided that the film may not be shown anymore after August 23, 2006, because of copyright and trademark issues. In addition, producer Jürgen Brünning had to pay a fine of 17500 Euro. Plaintiff was the daughter of Alberto Korda, photographer of the famous Ché Guevara portrait. See more »

Quotes

Gudrun: Wake up. Wake up. Our Patty Hearst is gone.
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Alternate Versions

Some of the explicit sex scenes were cut (3m 42s) by the BBFC to avoid an R18 certificate. These cuts were to those scenes that could not be justifed by context. See more »

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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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Loved it!
18 December 2004 | by LucasMannSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed this LaBruce film.

I like his stuff anyway but I genuinely found this possibly his best work.

It felt like I was watching a mixture of Andy Warhol/Paul Morrissey and Jean Luc Godard mixed in with hardcore porn -with extras laughs.

Yes, it's not perfect (nothing is) but it moves along very quickly (90mins seems a long film for LaBruce I believe).

Make sure you get the Strand Releasing USA Region 0 disc only as it's uncut.

Also, watch the film right to the end of the titles!


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