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Black Sheep (2006)

Schwarze Schafe (original title)
"Black Sheep" is about urban Berlin Lifestyle. About a bunch of hopeless losers, who are trying, to get the big money with the strangest plans. There is a Ex-Handmodel for Rolex, who wants ... See full summary »

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Oliver Rihs
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jule Böwe Jule Böwe ... Charlotte Heinze
Milan Peschel ... Peter Harminsky, Charlotte's Friend
Jenny Deimling Jenny Deimling ... Daniela Köhler, Charlotte's College Friend
Robert Lohr Robert Lohr ... Stefan Köhler, Daniela's Friend
Michael Kinkel Michael Kinkel ... Volker Dietl, Daniela's Rich Husband
Manuel Flurin Hendry ... Receptionist
Marc Hosemann ... Boris Wecker, the Imposter
Barbara Kowa ... Nadja, Vogue-Manager
Bruno Cathomas ... Roger, Boris's Best Friend
Marie-Helene Echard Marie-Helene Echard ... Edna, Roger's Wife
Anna Victor Wemakor Anna Victor Wemakor ... Lilith, Edna's Daughter
Dietmar Rüttiger Dietmar Rüttiger ... Chef de Service
Christian Samuel Weber ... Hotel Page (as Christian Weber)
Sandra Nedeleff ... Waitress
Robert Stadlober ... Breslin, Julian's Best Friend
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"Black Sheep" is about urban Berlin Lifestyle. About a bunch of hopeless losers, who are trying, to get the big money with the strangest plans. There is a Ex-Handmodel for Rolex, who wants to seduce a yuppie girl and cheat his insurance company. There is a East-German woman and her drunken artist boyfriend playing Lotto. Some satanists, who are planing a ritual with there grandmother. Two young anarchists, who are testing a new kind of Ego-economy. And last, but not least, three horny Turkish boys, who are stealing cash, to meet a prostitute. A lighthearted, stylish comedy in a electric Berlin, full of surreal moments. About material illusions and true love. Written by English Press Release

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From the wild side of new Berlin See more »

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Close Encounters of the Worst Kind
9 January 2007 | by leaningtSee all my reviews

This is dirty, filthy and frenzied cinema, with an array of cataclysmic characters, hell-bent on creating a modern cult classic. The foul-stench of comical entertainment pollutes the air, but smells of fresh originality. The film's five ludicrous story lines brings the viewer close encounters of the worst kind of Berlin inhabitants, including Satan worshippers, sexually-frustrated teenagers, a drunk lottery winner and a foulmouthed tour guide. The vulgarity of it all will prompt the odd nauseous belch from audience members, but the humour outweighs the crudeness and Oliver Rihs' black and white film blinds with comic crudity and colour. Black Sheep may not break the bank at the Box-Office, but it is almost certain to cause a stir in DVD sales.


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German

Release Date:

30 August 2007 (Germany) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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EUR35,000 (estimated)
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