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Pappa ante Portas (1991)

After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire. The former manager has plenty of time now to spend with his wife and their 16... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelyn Hamann ...
Renate Lohse
Vicco von Bülow ...
Heinrich Lohse / Opa Hoppenstedt / Dichter Frohwein / Geigenspieler (as Loriot)
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Hedwig
Hans-Peter Korff ...
Hellmuth
Dagmar Biener ...
Brigitte Mielke
Ortrud Beginnen ...
Gertrud Mielke
H.H. Müller ...
Fabrikant Drögel
Hans-Günter Martens ...
Kurt
Inge Wolffberg ...
Frau Kleinert
Gerrit Schmidt-Foß ...
Dieter Lohse
Dagmar Altrichter ...
Gäste
Katharina Brauren ...
Gäste
Kurt Hübner ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Generaldirektor
Brigitte Sanner ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Vorzimmerdame
Christine Oberländer ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Sekretärin
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After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire. The former manager has plenty of time now to spend with his wife and their 16 year old son. But - do they want that? Written by Markus Lasermann <mslaserm@trick.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de>

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21 February 1991 (Germany)  »

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Attention, papa arrive!  »

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Trivia

The birthday song for Renate's mother is based on the classic Swiss song "Freut euch des Lebens" (Enjoy your life), written by poet Johann Martin Usteri (1793) and the composer Hans Georg Nägeli (1795). One year earlier, in 1990, the original version of the song was sang in the GDR movie 'Die Sprungdeckeluhr'. See more »

Goofs

When selling the scrubbing brush to Lohse the old couple mentions that they will give him cashback (Skonto) on specific ways of paying. However the term cashback in Germany is only used for the payment within a specific time period. See more »

Quotes

Renate Lohse: Uh, what are you doing here?
Heinrich Lohse, Opa Hoppenstedt, Lothar Frohwein, Geigenspieler: I'm living here!
Renate Lohse: But not at this time!
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Featured in Loriots 80. Geburtstag (2003) See more »

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Les Millions d'Arlequin
Composed by Riccardo Drigo
Edited by Günther Gürsch
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Witty dialog and subtle humor
28 September 2000 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Loriot(Vicco von Bülow) is possibly Germany's most wellknown comedian if we consider his comic books, his TV shows and his 2 films. His Prussian humor is unique and he prefers to be the pedantic gentleman who often struggles with tiny "errors" in his environment. "Pappa ante Portas" is the better of his 2 films where he plays a married man who disturbs his family because of his early retirement. Once again excellent his all time female companion Evelyn Hamann who plays his wife.

Overall rating: 9 (among the 5 best comedies of the 90s)


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