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Emmas Glück (2006)

Max is very ill. He decides to steal in his own company. But when he tries to run away with the money, he has a car accident that takes him to Emma's pigs farm.

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Sven Taddicken

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Ruth Toma (screenplay), Claudia Schreiber (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jördis Triebel ... Emma Struwe
Jürgen Vogel ... Max Bien
Maik Solbach Maik Solbach ... Arzt
Martin Feifel ... Hans Hilfinger
Anja Leppehof Anja Leppehof ... Kundin im Autohaus
Nina Petri ... Dagmar
Julia Beerhold Julia Beerhold ... Familie im Autohaus
Sebastian Rüger Sebastian Rüger ... Familie im Autohaus
Alina Schrader Alina Schrader ... Familie im Autohaus
Moritz Macher Moritz Macher ... Familie im Autohaus
Hinnerk Schönemann Hinnerk Schönemann ... Henner
Karin Neuhäuser Karin Neuhäuser ... Henners Mutter
Steffen Schroeder ... Jaguarbesitzer
Arved Birnbaum Arved Birnbaum ... Karl
Martina Eitner-Acheampong ... Krämerin
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Max is very ill. He decides to steal in his own company. But when he tries to run away with the money, he has a car accident that takes him to Emma's pigs farm.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

17 August 2006 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

La suerte de Emma See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Love and death on a pig farm
21 October 2006 | by anagram14See all my reviews

Beautifully filmed, show-don't-tell flick about a man dying of pancreatic cancer and a down-to-earth young woman who takes him into her farmhouse after he wrecks the, well, borrowed Jaguar he wanted to get away in. The situations they get into are by turns absurd, funny and moving, and the end had me sobbing into my handkerchief. Never mind that the way of all flesh is a little predictable. I have rarely seen such difficult subjects treated with such a sure instinct for what really matters, and with such cheer and grace. Yup, I'm a doctor; I see the real-life alternatives, and most of them are nowhere nearly as good. Then again, isn't that what the movie biz is all about? Anyway, I look forward to more from the people who made this one!


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