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Pingpong (2006)

After his father's suicide, confused angsty 16 year old Paul goes to stay with his uncle's family. His uncle's wife is also unhappy with her life, so she and Paul have sex and only end up feeling even worse afterwards. Things get ugly.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sebastian Urzendowsky ... Paul
Marion Mitterhammer Marion Mitterhammer ... Anna
Clemens Berg Clemens Berg ... Robert
Falk Rockstroh Falk Rockstroh ... Stefan
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Paul, 16 years old, arrives to live at his aunt's house, after his father's death. Alongside her aunt Anna lives his cousin Robert. Paul's arrival is unexpected, creating great tension between the three of them, especially between Anna and Paul. Written by Bulma PunkRocker

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1.85 : 1
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French subtitles (original version with subtitles) by Titra Film Paris. French text by Marie Marcelot. See more »

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Au demeurant
Sung by Chet
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Too arid and slow - even for a German film
9 March 2015 | by Bene CumbSee all my reviews

True, that Germans do not resemble the nations residing around the Mediterranean and so one can not expect very romantic or sharp motions, but still, Pingpong is a rather dull narration of 2 different generations within a small environment, with scenes and solutions partially predictable, partially odd or factitious. Luckily, the cast is decent=good, particularly the 2 leading ones, but long silent scenes and recurring motives do not make this film interesting throughout its duration - what is less than 1.5 hours.

Thus, a mediocre film to me, not at the level of related German films about troubled youth and intergenerational relationships. There was some dramatics and world-weariness, but limited locality did not allow to bring it forth in full.


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