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Same Same But Different (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama | 21 January 2010 (Germany)
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Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sreykeo
... Ben
... Henry
Stefan Konarske ... Ed
Houn Pilot ... Tuk-Tuk Driver Soth
To Savan ... Old Teethless Man
Srey Thoy ... Garbage Girl
Marie Jung ... Regula
Lucile Charlemagne ... Marie
Michael Ostrowski ... Alex
Pisey Hak ... Dealer Guesthouse
Chanthoun Kien ... Security Nightclub
Siyan Hout ... Nightclub Girl
Rotanak Oudom ... Massage Boy Nightclub
Kwanlar Nyirady ... Billard Queen (as Kwanlar 'Aem' Nyirady)
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Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben returns home to Germany he discovers that Sreyko is sick and he takes on the responsibility to save her. On the way he discovers a world where not everyone is dealt the same cards and where motivations are not always pure. Written by The Film Catalogue

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Tacy sami, choc rózni  »

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When Ben is about to shoot at the elephant, the cow, and finally the tree, his guide puts a set of silencers on this head. In the facial shot of Ben aiming, the red ear protectors are gone. See more »

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Featured in Willkommen Österreich: Episode #1.96 (2010) See more »

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must see it
1 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

a special mixture. romance and cultural differences, great performance and touching atmosphere, force of detail, a true story, inspired music, remarkable script and David Cross in a role who transforms the promising role from the in a certitude. a film about love and frontiers. and, more, important, about feelings and right manner to discover the other. the sensitivity and delicacy, the borders between characters, the good way to use the old theme of stranger in new world, the remarkable job of David Cross and the precision of Apinya Sakuljaroensuk work are good motifs for see it. or, more exactly, for must see it. because it has the beauty and fragility of a real useful film for remind small fundamental things who defines the life.


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