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Die Heartbreakers (1983)

Four teenagers in the German Ruhr region try to succeed as a rock band in 1966. A girl tries to join them as a singer but is rejected by them.

Director:

Peter F. Bringmann

Writer:

Matthias Seelig
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sascha Disselkamp Sascha Disselkamp ... Freitag
Maria Ketikidou ... Lisa
Michael Klein Michael Klein ... Pico
Uwe Bohm Uwe Bohm ... Schmittchen (as Uwe Enkelmann)
Mark Eichenseher Mark Eichenseher ... Hörnchen
Rolf Zacher ... Lisas Vater
Esther Gemsch Esther Gemsch ... Sieglinde (as Esther Christinat)
Harmut Isselhorst Harmut Isselhorst ... Guido Fischer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Werner Eichhorn Werner Eichhorn
Werner Hansch Werner Hansch
Niels Hansen Niels Hansen
Frank Holtmann Frank Holtmann
Udo Kerber Udo Kerber
Christiane Lentz Christiane Lentz
Klaus Lochthove Klaus Lochthove
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Four teenagers in the German Ruhr region try to succeed as a rock band in 1966. A girl tries to join them as a singer but is rejected by them.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

20 January 1983 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Heartbreakers See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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If you like movies about bands...
21 September 2002 | by SuperunknovvnSee all my reviews

...you'll surely like this. "Die Heartbreakers" is about a bunch of teenagers who live in a bleak part of Germany in the 60's and adore bands like The Kinks and The Rolling Stones. They start their own band called "The Heartbreakers" as an escape from the dull working class life. There's a little love story included, too as Freitag, The Heartbreakers' bandleader, gets to know a girl who becomes both, his lover and his rival as a singer. The acting is fine for a German movie, the music is good, too, although all the songs are performed "too well". No band can play that perfectly live. But, hey, that's just part of the charm of this kind of movies. Actually it's why we watch them.


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