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Everybody wants to play with Lulu. The erotic animal, the child woman, the mirror to project yourself in. Dr.Goll, Black, Dr.Beautiful, his son Alwa and the Countess.

Director:

Uwe Janson

Writers:

Uwe Janson (screenplay), Frank Wedekind (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Schwarz ... Lulu
Sylvester Groth ... Dr. Schön
Carlo Ljubek ... Alwa Schön
Alexander Scheer ... Walter Schwarz
Wolfgang Packhäuser Wolfgang Packhäuser ... Schigolch
Max Hopp Max Hopp ... Rodrigo
Esther Zimmering Esther Zimmering ... Gräfin Geschwitz
Heike Warmuth Heike Warmuth ... Hugenberg
Dietrich Hollinderbäumer ... Dr. Goll
Isabel Schosnig ... Magelonne de Marelle
Nike Fuhrmann Nike Fuhrmann ... Bianetta
Robert Besta ... Herr Hunidei
Dirk Borchardt ... Kungo Poti
Ella-Sade Hagen-Janson Ella-Sade Hagen-Janson
Pasquale Aleardi ... Rezeptionist 1
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Everybody wants to play with Lulu. The erotic animal, the child woman, the mirror to project yourself in. Dr.Goll, Black, Dr.Beautiful, his son Alwa and the Countess.

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

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Official Sites:

ARTE [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German | French

Release Date:

27 March 2006 (Germany) See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Budget:

EUR500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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3sat, ARTE, ZDFtheaterkanal See more »
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Color:

Color
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excellent stage play in a movie
4 November 2013 | by attobattobSee all my reviews

This is a film that puts 2 plays written by Frank Wedekind into one movie. Lulu is theatre at its best. Wonderful actors, camera that gives you the impression of really being part of it, a director who puts it all together, stages the movie so that you can't decide: movie, stage, chamber play? and the music in between the scenes is very funny. Jessica Schwarz in the title role is very authentic and imho the best Lulu I've ever seen. If you want to see really erotic scenes forget Hollywood and see this movie.

Its a pity, this extremely underrated movie is very rarely shown on TV. Arte come on, show it again!


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