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Wir können auch anders... (1993)

Two brothers both of which can neither read nor write making their way across Germany in order to claim to their inheritance. On their way they meet Viktor, a deserted soldier of the sowjet... See full summary »

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Rudi Kipp aka 'Kipp'
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Moritz Kipp aka 'Most'
Konstantin Kotljarov ...
Viktor
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Nadine
Heinrich Giskes ...
Kommissar (detective)
Lutz Weidlich ...
Landvermesser (surveyor)
Doris Bierett ...
Cafedame (Lady at the cafe)
Christine Harbort ...
Cafedame (Lady at the cafe)
Hans Martin Stier ...
Tankstellenverkaeufer (service man at gas station)
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Wegelagerer (highwayman)
Uwe Dag Berlin ...
Wegelagerer (highwayman)
Rainer Gladosch ...
Wegelagerer (highwayman)
Christian Schild ...
Wegelagerer (highwayman)
Tom Uhrig ...
Wegelagerer (highwayman)
Reinhard Krökel ...
Assistent des Kommissars (assistant to detective)
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Two brothers both of which can neither read nor write making their way across Germany in order to claim to their inheritance. On their way they meet Viktor, a deserted soldier of the sowjet red army and Nadine, a beautiful young woman. Later an incident with some highwaymen, which can be solved easily with Viktor's kalashnikov, they become accused for murder - something they had neither intended nor realized. They claim Nadine to be their hostage, fleeing police forces until they reach the coast. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Sie können nicht lesen. Sie können nicht schreiben und sie sehen gut aus.

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a historical snapshot, very funny
11 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

Despite minor weaknesses in the script the whole film is very funny. This is mostly due to Joachim Król's brilliantly persuasive acting. The story is somehow constructed around the obscurities of life in the east of Germany just after the reunification. So, the film can be seen as a historical snapshot of this almost forgotten time. Thus, it is a classic already.


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