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Heil (2015)

An African-German Author loses his memory and is used by a modern National Socialist Party as promotion-figure for more political power over Germany.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benno Fürmann ... Sven Stanislawski
Jerry Hoffmann Jerry Hoffmann ... Sebastian Klein
Liv Lisa Fries ... Nina Schmidt
Jacob Matschenz Jacob Matschenz ... Johnny
Daniel Zillmann ... Kalle Schulze
Oliver Bröcker Oliver Bröcker ... Sascha Heinze
Richard Kropf ... Florian Meyer
Anna Brüggemann ... Doreen
Thelma Buabeng Thelma Buabeng ... Stella Gustafsson
Jörg Bundschuh Jörg Bundschuh ... Heiko Georgi
Joseph Konrad Bundschuh Joseph Konrad Bundschuh ... Meiko Georgi (as Joseph Bundschuh)
Mathilde Bundschuh ... Heidrun Georgi
Desiree Klaeukens Desiree Klaeukens ... Sterni - Antifa-Aktivistin
Moritz Krämer Moritz Krämer ... Hagel - Antifa-Aktivist
Sven Taddicken Sven Taddicken ... Henry Holzmann - Theaterregisseur
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Storyline

The African-German writer Sebastian Klein is one of the most famous Author of Germany. To promote his latest book, he is on reading-tour through Germany and also visits the little city of Prittwitz. But there, the local Neo-Nazis give him a hit on his head and Sebastian looses his memories. Instead he is parroting everything other people tell him. Sven, the political leader of a modern National Socialist Party, recognizing the opportunity and uses Sebastian as a promotion speaker against integration. When Sebastians highly pregnant girlfriend Nina is seeing him on TV, she is shocked and starts to chase him with the policeman Sascha in order to safe him from the Neo Nazis. Written by Anonymus

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

16 July 2015 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Heil - Une Farce Néonazie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color | Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The old nazi in the hospital scene is portrayed by Dietrich Kuhlbrodt, publicist and prosecution attorney specialized in lawsuits against neo-nazis in the 1990s. See more »

Quotes

Johnny: [driving on the highway, pointing to a sign] There, doesn't it say "Hamburg"?
Kalle Schulze: I can't see it, it is too fast.
Johnny: Drive more slowly. Every time when I read the first three letters the sign is gone.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits, displayed over newspaper articles, nazi related footage etc, keep changing the fonts to the rhythm of the theme song, some of them are styled after German Newspapers, like "Bild", "Spiegel" etc. See more »

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Spoofs Anne Will (2007) See more »

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good theme, but otherwise meh
23 July 2015 | by maxwohlersSee all my reviews

So I was bored and I needed to get some more cigarettes and something to eat. Still being bored while eating my Falafel I passed the movie theatre and saw to poster for Heil and thought "Hm, well I don't want to get home right now, why not watch a movie?!" So I smoked a cig and went in.

Long story short, I actually had a few laughs. The theme of right wing extremism and neo Nazis is complex, and to my surprise the movie depicts a lot of different angles: police, state security, antifa, national and international politics, social and news media and of course Nazis.

You get racism, you get negligence, you get stereotypes.

So, the movie isn't great, some of the comedic parts are grotesque, some of them are good. Same with the acting. The plot gets a pass, but that is it.

I do not regret seeing the movie. I might tell some people about it, some of them might enjoy it.

Maybe I'll watch it again at one point.


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