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Slumming (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 24 November 2006 (Austria)
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Two yuppies play mean tricks on one another until one joke has fatal consequences.

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Michael Glawogger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paulus Manker ... Kallmann
August Diehl ... Sebastian
Michael Ostrowski Michael Ostrowski ... Alex
Pia Hierzegger Pia Hierzegger ... Pia
Maria Bill Maria Bill ... Herta
Martina Zinner ... Marianne
Brigitte Kren ... Sonja
Loretta Pflaum ... Hippiemädchen
Martina Poel Martina Poel ... Krista
Andreas Kiendl Andreas Kiendl ... Andreas
Petra Bernhardt Petra Bernhardt ... Rothaariges Mädchen
Kathrin Resetarits Kathrin Resetarits ... Elegante Frau
Caro Kuchwalek Caro Kuchwalek ... Vera
Nina Petz Nina Petz ... Johanna
Nina Sieberer Nina Sieberer ... Frau mit Zopf im Lokal
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Storyline

Sebastian and Alex are two egocentric yuppies who stockpile underhanded up-skirt shots and bully others for their own amusement. On a night out they come across an inebriated man passed-out on a park bench and decide to prank him by smuggling him across the border. Written by jelena vukas

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Austria | Switzerland

Language:

Czech | German

Release Date:

24 November 2006 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Czeski numer See more »

Filming Locations:

Jakarta, Indonesia See more »

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$86,217
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1.85 : 1
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Kallmann: [to self] Wer san Sie? He? Wer san Sie, woas wolln Sie? Woas wolln Sie? Wüst Du ned a bisserl scheißn geh? Wüst Du ned a bisserl scheißn geh? Woas? Fahrscheinkontrolle! Herst geh in Oarsch! Geh in Oarsch eine, du Trottl! Hinter mir iss niemand! Hinter mir iss niemand, geh scheißn! Ollas Foahrscheine bitte, ollas in Oarsch eine bitte! Greif mi ned au! I soags da greif mi ned au! Mit de Finger! Greif mi ned au mit de Händ! Woas glaubstn Du? Fahrscheinkontrolle! Du kaunstda an wetzn, Schaßaugata! ...
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References The Gold Rush (1925) See more »

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Ceo zivot jedna ljubav
Written by Z. Mladenovic, J. Stepic and Z. Tomic
Performed by Dragana Mirkovic
CD: Dragana 16
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The main character didn't do that much "Slumming"
29 May 2006 | by NAShamahSee all my reviews

Sebastian is bored. He gets his kicks playing real life "games" with unsuspecting people; openly speculating on the lives of strangers in front of them, scheduling multiple chat dates a day. His life changes when he crosses paths with a quick-witted school teacher and a schizophrenic street poet.

The act of slumming, didn't seem to have much to do with the main character of Sebastian. He is just bored with his life and is searching for some meaning within it. Unfortunately, their is ZERO back story provided to explain why he feels/acts the way he does to total strangers or why he makes certain choices. Which left me feeling no connection to him during or after the film.

Good first act, good acting, and amazing locales help this film, everything else...?


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