Seven friends - three women and four men - meet for dinner. Everyone should put their cell phone on the table. No matter what message comes in - anyone can read it and listen to the phone calls. However, this leads to a lot of chaos.
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Stephan (Christoph Maria Herbst) and his wife Elisabeth (Caroline Peters) organize a dinner in their house in Bonn. Invited are family friend René (Justus von Dohnányi), Thomas (Florian ... See full summary »
Christoph Maria Herbst,
Florian David Fitz,
Three women and four men: Everyone has a mobile phone, which makes a total of seven mobile phones. When the friends come together for dinner one evening, they suddenly come up with an idea. They play a game: Everyone puts their cell phone in the middle of the table and no matter who gets which pictures or messages sent, no matter how brief - everything has to be shared with the others. Telephone calls are only allowed via the loudspeaker. But what starts as an entertaining pastime, which should bring a little tension in the evening, soon leads to some embarrassing and tense situations full of surprises. And soon, not only the mood threatens to tilt, the long-standing relationships are at stake through the discovery of explosive lies and secrets at stake.
It's quite clear that there is not much to expect from a film that is so successful in the mainstream, but rather than just being full of pointless "humour", this one is filled with mysoginic and especially homophobic content, far more than just a single stupid joke.
It is worrying to see, that so many people like it, without questioning the (very obvious) statements in it. Please don't support this film, not even out of curiosity. Because when you do, you are harming the LGBTQ+ community as well as women.
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