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Die Anfängerin (2017)

Annebärbel's life and feelings have become as frigid as a block of ice. At the age of 58, she stands as an unfriendly monument to former times. As a doctor, she shows little compassion, and... See full summary »

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Alexandra Sell

Writer:

Alexandra Sell (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ulrike Krumbiegel ... Dr. Annebärbel Buschhaus
Annekathrin Bürger Annekathrin Bürger ... Dr. Irene Hanschke
Maria Rogozina Maria Rogozina ... Jolina Kuhn
Christine Errath Christine Errath ... Christine Errath (as Christine Stüber-Errath)
Rainer Bock ... Rolf Buschhaus
Stephan Grossmann ... Horst Kuhn
Franziska Weisz ... Birgit Zernitz
Reinhard E. Ketterer Reinhard E. Ketterer ... Leiterer
Judith von Radetzky Judith von Radetzky ... Margit Axmann
Tatja Seibt ... Gertrud
Volker Ranisch Volker Ranisch ... Holger
Edmondo Rolle-Rossi Edmondo Rolle-Rossi ... Edmondo (as Edmondo Rollé-Rossi)
Ernst-Georg Schwill Ernst-Georg Schwill ... Herr Decker
Roswitha Dost Roswitha Dost ... Susanne
Gerda Böken Gerda Böken ... Frau Westerwinter
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Annebärbel's life and feelings have become as frigid as a block of ice. At the age of 58, she stands as an unfriendly monument to former times. As a doctor, she shows little compassion, and as a wife, not much love. Only her domineering mother elicits human emotions from her. Negative ones at that. No matter what she does, it is never good enough for her mother. Even less so since her daughter took over her practice. But everything starts to change when Annebärbel's husband leaves her and she is forced to take stock of her life. In the process, she makes a journey deep into her past, and attempts to live her childhood dream, which she had to give up all these years ago due to her mother: figure skating. With wobbly, tentative legs, she steps into a world full of chilly magic: the skating rink. This is when she has to admit that people are part of the equation as well, and they haven't exactly been waiting for "Dr Horrid" to come stumbling in front of their blades. The misanthropic ...

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Drama | Family | Sport

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Music and Lyrics by Reinhard Mey
Performed by Reinhard Mey
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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

18 January 2018 (Germany) See more »

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