6.9/10
1,551
2 user 18 critic

Heute bin ich blond (2013)

Rather than let cancer run her life, a young woman starts wearing different wigs to express herself and live her life to the fullest.

Director:

Writers:

(screenwriter) (as Katharina Eyssen), (story source)
Reviews
3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A rather unpopular, cowardly guy gets a sex doll for his birthday when he finds she's a little more action-packed than once assumed...

Director: Mike Marzuk
Stars: Jascha Rust, Roland Schreglmann, Lisa Tomaschewsky
Pornorama (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A free-wheeling chronicle of the Munich sex film industry in the 1970s.

Director: Marc Rothemund
Stars: Benno Fürmann, Tom Schilling, Karoline Herfurth
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A late bloomer, 15-year-old Flo experiences his sexual awakening, relentlessly targeting his gorgeous classmate Leonie. Flos friends eagerly try to help him out. The only problem may be Leonies boyfriend.

Director: Marc Rothemund
Stars: Tobias Schenke, Axel Stein, Luise Helm
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Lila, a girl who returns to Berlin after being abroad for a year, meets Chris. She falls in love with him, but what she doesn't know is that Chris is a famous rock star with many fans chasing him around, including her little sister.

Director: Marc Rothemund
Stars: Anna Fischer, Kostja Ullmann, Inka Friedrich
L'annonce (TV Movie 2015)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Annette, 38, answers an ad from Paul, a farmer. She has only met him twice when she and her son Eric move in with him in the dead of winter. There Annette has to face Paul's hostile sister and her own past, which soon catches up with her.

Director: Julie Lopes-Curval
Stars: Alice Taglioni, Éric Caravaca, Claude Perron
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Karoline Teska ...
Annabel
David Rott ...
Rob
...
Saskia Ritter
Maike Bollow ...
Inge Ritter
...
Wolfgang Ritter
Alexander Held ...
Dr. Friedrich Leonhard
Jasmin Gerat ...
Chantal
...
Katrin Pollitt ...
Schwester Pauke
Sebastian Bezzel ...
Dozent Henning
Ben Braun ...
Dr. Konrad
Chiron Elias Krase ...
Emil
Herman van Ulzen ...
Dr. Neumann
Hendrik von Bültzingslöwen ...
Redakteur
Edit

Storyline

At the age of 21, fun-loving student Sophie finds out that she has cancer. Instead of letting the disease rule her life, she decides to enjoy it the way she would without the disease - by going to parties, flirting and having sexual relations. During chemotherapy, she decides to shave her slowly shedding hair, and finds comfort in using nine wigs, each of which helps her live out nine different sides of herself. Together with her best friend Annabel, Sophie goes from club to club, falls in love with her long-time friend Rob and writes daily posts on her blog. In this way she tries to escape from the dreary and tedious hospital routine and find new courage in life. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Girl with 9 Wigs


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

28 March 2013 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

A Garota das Nove Perucas  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

At around 01h03, when Lydia's father wait for her on the parking lot, a boom microphone can be see by reflection on the car. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A chance to self-discovery, at the end of the life.
23 June 2015 | by (Somewhere in the Cosmos) – See all my reviews

It is one of my favourite genre, but all the cancer themed movies are not emotional, here it comes a tragicomedy. Based on the bestseller autobiography about a young girl Sophie Ritter, who after discovering she has a rare type of cancer, her daring method of dealing it is what this story expands all the 2 hours for us.

Despite a dark humour it is still inspiring. One of the ways to tackle the disease with having a positive energy and of course the boost comes from the people around us who cares very much. After all, treatment is a long process, so those ups and downs too this movie shown very well. Especially, the family member's behaviour won't be the same right from the beginning to end. Those phases were the pivot in transformation of each character and their relationship. Including romance as it one of the obstacles which affects mentally beside the physical troubles. And the friendship, that is always there to share and do those mischievous stuffs.

The movie opens on the new year's eve celebration in the Belgium city, Antwerp and moves to Hamburg, Germany. Sophie is confident to begin her new life who's going turn 21 the same year. She also meets her man on that night. Followed days, when everything was going fine, the tragic trikes and tosses her world upside down. That's how the real story commence, her journey in the bus of agony where only the rare people takes it and only a very few makes out. In this case, it is a life changing experience, in her expedition she discovers herself, writes a blog, shares, parties and meets other patients. What happens next is again a followed new year's eve where the story concludes.

"Grandma says that every day I live worth ten years"

As for what the title says, Sophie is only a young, so she's enthusiastic and passionate in lifestyle, especially when it comes to exhibit her beauty. She won't let her sick to take it away. The idea of nine wigs with nine different names gives a distinct character together. So, 'Today I am Blonde', that's what the original title's meaning. The fake toy doll Stella is the first one you meet and then Daisy, who flirts, Sue, who fights, Fifi, who parties, followed by Lydia, Blondie, Uma, Pam and finally Bebe as a birthday girl. Each personality tells different tales of her new appearance which helps to enjoy the life and realise the world. When she meets an old patient, he tells his perspective of handling the illness and so a little boy along a girl with her own age.

The movie '50/50' tells the importance of friendship. In 'The Bucket List', the importance of remaining precious days. So if you just look back any of the cancer theme movies you've seen, all of them briefs something valuable in life. Those achievements in a short period of time fulfills the life they are not going to live. That's the reason I always love this theme if it is narrated properly. This film was a slight different having attached comedy to the corner of the main plot which helped the portrayal to trim a bit of sentiments and adds a few fun portions. The contents are little stronger, so suitable for adults and maybe matured and older teens. Since it is established from a real life story definitely a good watch. Nice movie, not bestest among other awesome similar flicks, but worthy.

7/10


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page