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Die Känguru-Chroniken (2020)

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Comedy based on the radio comedy and the bestselling books and audio-books by Marc-Uwe Kling.

Director:

Dani Levy

Writers:

Marc-Uwe Kling (book), Marc-Uwe Kling (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Volker Michalowski ... Känguru (voice)
Dimitrij Schaad ... Marc-Uwe Kling
Rosalie Thomass ... Maria
Carmen-Maja Antoni Carmen-Maja Antoni ... Kneipenwirtin Herta
Henry Hübchen ... Immobilienhai Jörg Dwigs
Tim Seyfi ... Otto von
Adnan Maral ... Friedrich Wilhelm
Fred Aaron Blake ... Der Große
Moritz Katzmair Moritz Katzmair ... Der Kleine
Janina Agnes Schröder ... Die mit den Haaren
Daniel Zillmann ... Der Dicke
David Bredin ... Wachmann
Nils Doergelo ... Polizist (as Nils Dörgeloh)
Lena Dörrie ... Julia Müller
Patrick Finger Patrick Finger ... Staatsanwalt
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Comedy based on the radio comedy and the bestselling books and audio-books by Marc-Uwe Kling.

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Cameo: The band performing at Jörg Dwigs' party is "Arbeitsgruppe Zukunft" which consists of Marc-Uwe Kling, Boris the Beast, Julius Fischer and Michael Krebs. See more »

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Heimat, das bist Du
Performed by Henry Hübchen and Bettina Lamprecht
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Not so funny
6 March 2020 | by achim-21See all my reviews

There are 3-4 good laughs and that's it. The script is weak, the directing much more (the film does not find his rhythm in the first half an hour, almost every scene is with music that pushes itself into the foreground, the style of this movie resembles a children's film), the only good thing is the look and movement of the kangaroo.

The director Dani Levy, who is repeatedly overrated as a comedy director, did not understand what is so funny about the chronicles. The kangaroo's absurdity only works when the rest of the world seems normal. But when the whole world goes crazy, like in Levy's film, a kangaroo with communist statements doesn't stand out anymore.

And you don't have to be a communist or a kangaroo or both to demonstrate against the insane demolition and high-rise plans - the main drama in the film.

All in all a nice film for children and teenagers. As an adult you look in vain for the wit of the story that the books by Marc-Uwe Kling definitely have.


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