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Two young teenage boys steal a car and embark on a road trip that will probably change their lives.

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Tristan Göbel ... Maik Klingenberg
Aniya Wendel ... Tatjana Cosic
Justina Humpf ... Natalie
Paul Busche ... Kevin
Jerome Hirthammer ... Lukas
Max Kluge ... Hans
... Herr Wagenbach
Anja Schneider ... Mutter Klingenberg
Nadine Dubois ... Frau Weber
Henning Peker ... Herr Schuback
Uwe Bohm ... Josef Klingenberg
Anand Batbileg Chuluunbaatar ... Tschick (as Anand Batbilek Chuluunbaatar)
Katerina Poladjan ... Mathelehrerin Strahl
Sammy Scheuritzel ... Patrick
Julius Felsberg ... Justin
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With the birthday party of the most beautiful girl in the whole class coming in less than three weeks and the beginning of the summer holidays, Maik, a diffident 14-year-old teenager, has definitely a lot on his mind. To make matters worse, Maik's mother, a caring but alcoholic tennis nut, is in-and-out of the beauty farm aka the rehab facility, and his father, who is a real estate developer, is simply indifferent. Under those circumstances, the unexpected arrival of a new classmate, Tschick, will create quite a stir when the two class rejects will boldly decide to hit the road in an old "borrowed" light blue Lada, going from uncool to cool in a split second. As they set off on an unforgettable joyride in East Germany's great outdoors, without a cell phone or a map, the boys will learn about self-confidence, mutual friendship and the excitement of youthful love, in what will be, hands down, the best summer ever. Written by Nick Riganas

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The Best Summer of All!

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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15 September 2016 (Germany)  »

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Goodbye Berlin  »

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Maik Klingenberg: Did you steal that car?
Tschick: No, just borrowed it. I'll put it back later. Lada Niva, runs on diesel.
Maik Klingenberg: What about fingerprints?
Tschick: That's TV bullshit. Go ahead, touch anything.
Maik Klingenberg: You want to go to jail?
Tschick: I'm only 14, man. Criminal accountability starts at 15. Come on, Maik, let's go for a spin!
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There is Freedom in the Air
5 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

This is my first movie that I watched from Fatih Akin. Shame on me! I am deeply impressed his innocent language in telling the story of two boys and the other characters. Tschick (Goodbye Berlin) tells a very ordinary story around two teenagers with an amazing beautiful way. I think that the success of the movie is not trying to tell the story from an adult view, on the contrary, telling like a teenager who talks about what happened during the last summer. The tune between sadness and happiness is very balanced. I like movies that not trying to exploit / (ab)use audience's weak points and Tschick (Goodbye Berlin) is also not trying to do this and set the audience free. For me, the main outcome (if we need a message from every movie that we watched) is "to be yourself" and "to accept life and people around you as well as yourself". There are many upsetting around two boy characters but all are experienced not in a melodramatic way but very truthful way like all we experienced when we were young. Anand Batbileg (Tschick) and Tristan Göbel (Maik) play their role perfectly. As I was watching the movie, I have never thought on their performances as "Oh no it is too exaggerated way" or "they are short for the role". I like this movie. It is honest, cheerful, hopeful and very very sentimental. I like sentimental laughter. (*) Mylast note for the admin. It is not possible to write Fatih Akin's surname in its original way. In Turkish we have small "I" and this field doesn't accept it. His surname is not written with "i" but with small "I". You may need fixing this. Thank you!


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