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Move on Up (1998)

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Surprise! The Englishman Tommy follows his holiday romance Jessie to Berlin in the summer of 1996. She is anything but happy to see him as she has enough problems of her own. Tommy decides ... See full summary »

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Alex Ross

Writer:

Alex Ross
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Neil Edmond ... Tommy
Regine Zimmermann ... Jessie
Steffen Münster ... Didi
Rainer Reiners ... Armin
Stefan Lochau Stefan Lochau ... Günther
Uwe Manske Uwe Manske ... Frank
Heiko Schendel Heiko Schendel ... Ingo
Wolfgang Wimmer Wolfgang Wimmer ... Rudi
Stephan Stroux Stephan Stroux ... Mr. Schiller
Kirsten Block ... Mrs. Schiller
Hilmar Baumann Hilmar Baumann ... Mr. Maschke
Gabriele Heinz Gabriele Heinz ... Mrs. Maschke
Klaus Grünberg Klaus Grünberg ... Secretary
Alice Treff ... Mrs. Lipinski
Udo Kroschwald Udo Kroschwald ... Lipinski, Son
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Surprise! The Englishman Tommy follows his holiday romance Jessie to Berlin in the summer of 1996. She is anything but happy to see him as she has enough problems of her own. Tommy decides to stay and finds work jobbing with a furniture removals company while back home England host the Euro 96 tournament. Tommy works through the week and sets his hopes on England beating Germany and winning over Jessie. But nothing works out to plan; as a removals man Tommy earns a few tips and a whole host of insights into German homes and mentalities but causes his colleagues no end of trouble too. Things go from bad to worse when Jessie insist there is no romance, only a drunken time. Then there is the luck of the Germans; Gareth Southgate has his penalty saved by Köpke and Andreas Möller scores his leaving Tommy is devastated. Yet he doesn't give up. By the end of the week he has a fixed job in the removals company and as Oliver Bierhoff shoots the Golden Goal, Tommy has Jessie in his arms again. Written by sam lowry

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A film about Love, Life & Football

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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References La Strada (1954) See more »

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Der Fussball ist rund wie die Welt
by Frank Schoebel
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should have been in cinema
29 June 1999 | by ARNE-11See all my reviews

I was realy surprised to see such an excellent film on monday night. A young english man follows his german love to Berlin during the euro-football-cup 1996. In the end England wins the Cup and he loses his love, or was it the other way around? Brilliant film because very, very close to real life. The Emotions of a love-story and of one of the most important football matches...and the touching acting of Neil Edmond.


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