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Die Konkurrentin (1997)

Katharina, a successful management consultant, has to face Maren as a new assistant. The young woman is very ambitious but has been employed by junior Boss Grosser to spoil Katharina's ... See full summary »

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Katharina, a successful management consultant, has to face Maren as a new assistant. The young woman is very ambitious but has been employed by junior Boss Grosser to spoil Katharina's career. Despite all circumstances they work perfectly well as a team - and fall in love. Katharina, wife and mother of two teenage twins, is shaken up by the new situation. Is she willing to live her life with Maren, an open lesbian? Written by Ssue <sms@gmx.de>

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AVERAGE AND UNSURPRISING
4 October 1999 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Nice idea to switch within a standard format the male to female parts but this does not prevent the film from being further unsurprising. Moreover, while in the first half there is plenty story to be entertained, also due to the cast, it soon more or less collapses with a number of meaningless scenes: another love scene, another outing etc. The final scene can not save the tedium that has been building up in the meantime. The next time the makers want to do something different, they should think of something new.


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