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My Brother Simple (2017)

Simpel (original title)
Ben and Barnabas are unseparatable since they are small. The two of them, however, are no ordinary pair of brothers, for Barnabas, with his twenty-two years, remained mentally at the age of... See full summary »

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Markus Goller

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Dirk Ahner (screenplay), Markus Goller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
David Kross ... Simpel
Frederick Lau ... Ben
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Berton ... John
Annette Frier ... Chantal
Maxim Kovalevski Maxim Kovalevski ... Franciczek
Oscar Ortega Sánchez Oscar Ortega Sánchez ... Santos
Ludger Pistor ... Schöll
Uwe Rohde Uwe Rohde ... Friedhofsangestellter
Anneke Kim Sarnau ... Julia
Emilia Schüle ... Aria
Axel Stein Axel Stein ... Enzo
Devid Striesow ... David
Tim Wilde ... Gruber
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Ben and Barnabas are unseparatable since they are small. The two of them, however, are no ordinary pair of brothers, for Barnabas, with his twenty-two years, remained mentally at the age of three. This also gave him the nickname "Simpel". But even if Simpel is a terrible nuisance, Ben can never imagine a life without his brother. But then the fate unexpectedly kills cruelly when her mother suddenly dies. Afterwards, Simpel is to be sent to a home, but the brothers do not allow that. Together, they flee and spend one night outdoors. Then Ben's dawn: To help Simpel, they have to meet the one person they have not seen for 15 years - their father...

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The true piece of Art
14 January 2019 | by ljubivojeSee all my reviews

This is the one of those movies which remains undiscovered to larger audiences, from unknown reasons. David Kross gave us the role which deserve Oscar without any doubt, a seismic depiction of one form of the existence of a human soul.


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German

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9 November 2017 (Germany) See more »

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