Tim and his friend Can go to bars and lie to girls about one of them being terminally ill so they can gain sympathy and be guaranteed a "hook up" for the night. Tim meets Marie hooks up ... See full summary »
A satire about showbiz: Peter Schlönzke was raised in the large mid-German industrial area "Ruhrgebiet" and is an adoring fan of the show "Fun Unlimited" and its host Heinz Wäscher. Peter ... See full summary »
Before Tilda's parents can put her beloved grandfather in an old people's home due to his progressing Alzheimer disease, she takes him on one last adventure that subliminally threatens to tear her family apart.
A story that spans a hundred years in Germany. It is a domestic epic about three generations of lakeside landlords, dealing with war and destruction, old power and new wealth, and the so-called »Years of Plenty«.
Cape Town. On his 25th birthday, Anselm starts a journey across Africa on a bicycle with two friends. After they arrive in the scorching Kalahari Desert, the trio suddenly splits. His ... See full summary »
The main tune of the movie's score is based on Hape Kerkeling's 1991-hit "Das ganze Leben ist ein Quiz" (The whole life is a quiz), written by him, his back-then life partner Angelo Colagrossi and his old friend Achim Hagemann. The song itself is based on the 1988 song "Sì la vita è tutta un quiz" by Renzo Arbore. See more »
Close to the end of the movie, Kerkeling and his comrades are seen walking through an eucalyptus grove. When he steps out of it, all of a sudden he spots the towers of the Santiago cathedral in the distance, apparently for the first time. There is no such point on the Camino where it's possible to watch the towers upon exiting an eucalyptus grove. See more »
The closing credits are written on a diary accompanied with walking equipment, different photos from the Camino de Santiago and other things, including the cover of the original book the movie is based on. See more »
performed by RAND,
Written by Toby Rand,Alex Geringas & Joachim Schlüter See more »
From book to ... road
While I haven't read the original source for this (the book that is), you can feel it coming through. Every ooze and (line) drop suggest something bigger behind this. So while again I can't confirm it, it feels like there is much more to this that made it to the screen. Of course that can be argued about any adaptation. But with a self discovery and/or journey the very famous person (played by an actor and not himself, which makes kinda sense considering the title) is making we are expecting quite a bit out of it.
And the actors do not disappoint, there are quite a few funny and hilarious moments. Be it his attempts at connecting or finding or discovering or other sorts of "failures". But only if you fail and never give up, you truly know where you are and where you should go (pun intended). Shortcuts included ...
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