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Somebody or The Rise and Fall of Philosophy (1989)

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Because everyone else in her class will just speculate but she wants to *know*, gorgeous philosophy student Heather Buttkiss hires hard-boiled private eye "Kaiser" (="Emperor") Lupowitz to ... See full summary »

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Axel Hildebrand

Writers:

Woody Allen (story "Mr Big"), Axel Hildebrand

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Cast overview:
Patrick Jech Patrick Jech ... 'Kaiser' Lupowitz
Unika Schaefer Unika Schaefer ... Heather Buttkiss
Thomas Garlipp Thomas Garlipp ... Rabbi / Pope (as Thomas Schleicher)
Jörg Beller Jörg Beller ... Chicago-Phil
Axel Hildebrand Axel Hildebrand ... Sergeant Reed
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Because everyone else in her class will just speculate but she wants to *know*, gorgeous philosophy student Heather Buttkiss hires hard-boiled private eye "Kaiser" (="Emperor") Lupowitz to find God. His investigation leads him to Jewish rabbis, atheistic gangsters, even the Pope himself. But when HE is found murdered, "Kaiser" himself falls under suspicion. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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