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The Pharmacist (1997)

Die Apothekerin (original title)
Hella is around 30 and works in a pharmacy. She is waiting for the right man to step into her life, but as she has a certain affinity for losers, she is kind of disillusionized. When she ... See full summary »

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Hella Moormann
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Levin Graber
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Dieter Krosmansky
Isabella Parkinson ...
Margot Krosmansky
August Zirner ...
Pawel Siebert
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Dorit Meissen
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Alma Siebert
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Hermann Graber
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Gero
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Gudrun Moormann
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Rolf Moormann
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Bob Moormann
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Kripobeamter
Christian Baus ...
Apotheken-Räuber
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Hella is around 30 and works in a pharmacy. She is waiting for the right man to step into her life, but as she has a certain affinity for losers, she is kind of disillusionized. When she gets to know Levin, a dentist student who likes cars most, her dreams seem to come true. Levin has a very rich grandfather who likes her at first glance. The old man thinks of changing his last will to the condition that Levin has to marry Hella in order to inherit his fortunes. Like in a fairy-tale the door to a new life opens for Hella, but can she take it? Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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A comedy that's good for whatever ails you. No prescription required. See more »

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DEM 22,163 (Germany), 2 January 1998, Limited Release
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A genuine pleasure
4 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

" Die Apothekerin " - a film, which stands out against some German productions of the last years doing good. The three main persons of the action were greatly filled: The cool Katja Riemann as pharmacist, which is rather innocently entangled into the events, Jürgen Vogel as a somewhat eccentric and sometimes calculating medical student Levin and Richy Müller as convict and its friend lets arise at no time boredom. The film is characterised not only by interesting characters, but also by its great black humor. Result: A genuine pleasure.


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