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A Coffee in Berlin ()

Oh Boy (original title)
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An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin.

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Niko Fischer
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Elli
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Karl Speckenbach
Andreas Schröders ...
Psychologe
Katharina Hauck ...
Café-Shop Angestellte
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Matze
Friederike Kempter ...
Julika Hoffmann
Arnd Klawitter ...
Phillip Rauch
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Hanna
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Walter Fischer
Leander Modersohn ...
Jörg Schneider
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Kontrolleur Jörg
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Kontrolleur Stefan (as RP Kahl)
Lis Böttner ...
Frau Baumann
Theo Trebs ...
Marcel
Alexander Altomirianos ...
Ticketverkäufer
Steffen Jürgens ...
Ralf (as Steffen C. Jürgens)
Ellen Schlootz ...
Stella
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Ronny
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Kevin
Robert Hofmann ...
Pascale
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Barkeeper
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Alter Mann
Sanne Schnapp ...
Krankenschwester
Silvaine Faligant ...
Junge Frau
Annika Ernst ...
Prostituierte
Victor Ellinghaus ...
Marcels Freunde
Paul von Habsburg-Lothringen ...
Marcels Freunde
Helen Kühn ...
Marcels Freunde
Joachim Gern ...
Produzent
Lina Kramer ...
Maskenbildnerin
Tim Wustrack ...
Coffee-Shop Besitzer
Kathryn Fischer ...
Kellnerin
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Café-Gast (uncredited)
Nico Nothnagel ...
Smoking Nazi (uncredited)
Mayra Wallraff ...
Tänzerin (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jan-Ole Gerster ... (as Jan Ole Gerster)

Written by

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Jan-Ole Gerster ... (screenplay) (as Jan Ole Gerster)

Produced by

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Jan-Ole Gerster ... associate producer (as Jan Ole Gerster)
Jörg Himstedt ... producer: HR
Marcos Kantis ... producer: Schiwago Film
Birgit Kämper ... producer: Arte
Martin Lehwald ... producer: Schiwago Film
Timon Modersohn ... associate producer
Michal Pokorny ... producer: Schiwago Film
Tom Schilling ... associate producer
Alexander Wadouh ... producer: Chromosom Filmproduktion

Music by

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Cherilyn MacNeil
The Major Minors

Cinematography by

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Philipp Kirsamer

Film Editing by

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Anja Siemens

Editorial Department

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Dirk Grau ... editor consultant
Leonid Lemburg ... assistant editor
Gregor Pfüller ... colorist / digital intermediate supervisor
Chris Wright ... editor consultant

Production Design by

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Juliane Friedrich

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Benedikt Lange ... (pickup shots)
Juliane Maier
Ildiko Okolicsanyi

Makeup Department

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Dana Bieler ... makeup artist
Lina Kramer ... additional makeup artist

Production Management

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Susanne Mann ... production manager
Tim Wustrack ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Oliver Grüttner ... first assistant director: reshoot / second assistant director
Timon Modersohn ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Ina Balon ... property master: outdoor
Matthias Hohm ... property master: outdoor
Paula Kotonski ... property master: indoor
Steffen Sommer ... additional graphic designer / additional photo designer

Sound Department

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Felix Andriessens ... sound designer: rough mix / sound editor: rough mix / sound mixer: rough mix / sound re-recording mixer: rough mix
Adrian Baumeister ... re-recording mixer
Robert Damrau ... additional sound recordist / boom operator: pickup shots
Johannes Kaschek ... boom operator
Alessandro Mongardini ... sound re-recording assistant
Magnus Pflüger ... sound recordist
Carsten Richter ... foley artist
Fabian Schmidt ... supervising sound editor
André Stiebe ... sound re-recording assistant
Marcus Sujata ... foley mixer
Christoph Wieczorek ... foley mixer

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Jean-Michel Boublil ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Martin Goeres ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Matthias Franz ... additional electrician
Christian Graf ... first assistant camera
Dirk Hilbert ... electrician
Martin Knispel ... digital imaging technician
Bernhard Kühn ... gaffer
Chris Miera ... camera operator: "b" camera (as Christoph Miera) / digital imaging technician (as Christoph Miera)
Johannes Päch ... first assistant camera: pickup shots
Florian Schwarz ... first assistant camera: additional
Hagen Ulbrich ... additional electrician
Tobias von dem Borne ... second unit cinematography

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Isabella Hirt ... wardrobe: pickup shots
Zora Rux ... assistant costume designer / wardrobe

Location Management

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Emilio Winschetti ... location scout

Music Department

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Tom Berkmann ... musician: The Major Minors
Christopher Colaço ... musician: The Major Minors
Dirk Dresselhaus ... special musical contribution
Florian Menzel ... musician: The Major Minors
Lena Obara ... music supervisor
Philipp Schaeper ... musician: The Major Minors

Script and Continuity Department

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Eileen Kühne ... continuity

Transportation Department

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Philipp Assilin ... production driver

Additional Crew

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Litsa Kiousi ... dancer
Stephanie Roser ... dancer
Daniel Schenke ... assistant set manager / production assistant
Mayra Wallraff ... choreographer
Tim Wustrack ... set manager

Thanks

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Wolfgang Becker ... thanks
Till Franzen ... thanks
Steffi Kühnert ... thanks
Annie Schilling ... thanks (as Annie Mosebach)
Hansjörg Weißbrich ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

This tragicomedy is a self-ironic portrait of a young man who drops out of university and ends up wandering the streets of the city he lives: Berlin. The film deals with the desire to participate in life and the difficulty to find one's place. Written by Wouter van der Sluis

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Taglines No job. No girl. No coffee. See more »
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Also Known As
  • A Coffee in Berlin (World-wide, English title)
  • A Coffee in Berlin (Canada, English title)
  • A Coffee in Berlin (United States)
  • Oh Boy! (United Kingdom)
  • Oh Boy - 24 heures à Berlin (France)
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Runtime
  • 86 min
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Budget EUR300,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Jan-Ole Gerster's debut was the unexpected box-office success in Germany 2012 with more than $2mio. It also won the German Film Award for best pictures, best script and best directing 2013. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Hard & Ugly (2017). See more »
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Quotes Niko Fischer: Do you know what it's like... to have the feeling that all the people around you are honestly kind of weird? But when you think it over, then it becomes clear that the problem is with yourself.
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