"Der bewegte Mann" is Germany's funniest date movie in a long time and, like its hero, does a risky balancing act between the sexes. Though based on two gay comic books by cult cartoonist Ralf…
"Rudy" is no "Babe," but it is a warm, accessible kidpic about a family that takes in and falls in love with a cute porker. This could travel well on children's circuits.
"Jailbirds" is based on the unlikely idea of a rehab program that pairs convicts with female volunteers on the outside for the weekend, in the hopes that the latter's influence will inspire the…
An intense but funny interpretation of the poems and stories of forgotten Soviet dadaist Daniil Charms, this will be a hard one to swallow for all but die-hard intellectuals. Pic received the…
This funny, low-budget romantic comedy was Austria's top locally produced film of 1995 and should do relatively well in Germany and some other countries this year. Though it's not a film that would…
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Feb. 23, 1996. Running time: 92 MIN.
One of the best films made in Germany last year, "The Sandman" was sent to the bigscreen after airing on the small one and receiving high critical praise. The portrait of an ambitious young…
Lydia Adriana Altaras Sarah Idil Uener Walter (Vogelweide) Johannes Herrschmann Karlheinz…
Apleasant but unobtrusive romantic comedy without bite or highlights, "Kiss Me!," which flopped locally, is bound for lukewarm results internationally as well. The presence of star Katja Riemann may…
"Brother of Sleep" is a triumph for director-lenser Joseph Vilsmaier, who's discovered an ideal outlet to combine his natural feeling for peasant life, grandiose photography and backwoods mysticism…
A moderately exciting, average monster movie with good production values and a few good ideas, "Night of the Scarecrow" looks to have its longest life on homevideo.
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