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Muxmäuschenstill (2004)

A pseudo documentary study of an archetypal German who tries to model his world according to his ideas of law and (sexual) order.

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Marcus Mittermeier
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan Henrik Stahlberg Jan Henrik Stahlberg ... Mux
Fritz Roth Fritz Roth ... Gerd Grabowski
Wanda Perdelwitz ... Kira
Markus von Lingen ... Sciroccofahrer
Joachim Kretzer Joachim Kretzer ... Björn
Oliver Urbanski Oliver Urbanski ... Bodo
Kathrin Spielvogel ... Kaufhausdiebin
Michael Jahnke Michael Jahnke ... Vergewaltiger
Wolfgang Grindemann Wolfgang Grindemann ... Pädophiler
Jürgen Ruoff Jürgen Ruoff ... Mörder
Milena Dreißig ... Mädchen im Freibad
Lydia Stange Lydia Stange ... Tüdelchen
Dieter Dost Dieter Dost ... Hermann
Fleur S. Marsh Fleur S. Marsh ... Lea A. (as Fleur S. Marsch)
Laura Santiso Gil Laura Santiso Gil ... Wahrsagerin
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A pseudo documentary study of an archetypal German who tries to model his world according to his ideas of law and (sexual) order.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Mux: Getting fast sports car and Ibiza and voluptuous women and so one, Gerd. I told you this before: no dice! Therefore you have to go to Wolfsburg, to VW and ask them, if you can join in.
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Edited from Tagesthemen (1978) See more »

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Round about midnight
Composed by Carsten Schmelzer
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Shocking and instructive at the same time
4 August 2004 | by michelerealiniSee all my reviews

"Muxmäuschenstill" is a caricatural opus. This film can be judged witty, very violent and shocking as well -many people didn't like it. The truth is that the film of Marcus Mittermeier is very sarcastic, that's why I think it can be instructive -because it makes you think a lot.

In the Germany of our days an ex philosophy student wants the others to respect all the social rules -being kind, respectful, fighting against each form of crime-. The result is that he punishes every person who's wrong, he wants to give a new moral order but he becomes a sort of dictator. He will pay a very high price.

This film is deliberately shot as if it was a homemade documentary, with a DV-camera. It gives you the feeling of something very stressful and neurotic. We can say it follows the way of filming typical of the Scandinavian Dogma...

I don't think it's a moralist movie, it's only a portrait of what some people in the society can become. Every spectator can have his own opinion. A film which is worth to see. Avoid it if you only look for something relaxing or mainstream.


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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

8 July 2004 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Quiet as a Mouse See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR40,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,758,441
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Schiwago Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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