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Play It Loud! (2003)

Verschwende deine Jugend (original title)
The year is 1981, the German New Wave is at the peak. Harry, otherwise Sparkasse trainee, wants to make it big as a manager of the band of his friends, Apollo Schwabing. He has booked the ... See full summary »

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Benjamin Quabeck
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Schilling ... Harry
Robert Stadlober ... Vince
Jessica Schwarz ... Melitta
Marlon Kittel ... Freddie
Nadja Bobyleva ... Lena
Denis Moschitto ... Gabi Delgado
Josef Heynert Josef Heynert ... Robert Görl
Dieter Landuris Dieter Landuris ... Bob
Christian Ulmen ... Wieland Schwarz
Mareike Lindenmeyer Mareike Lindenmeyer ... Caro
Nina Asseng Nina Asseng ... Fiona
Oliver Bröcker Oliver Bröcker ... Geldbote Holger
Steffen Jürgens Steffen Jürgens ... Tommi Drexler
Martin Kiefer ... Manager Elektronische Zwerge
Franziska Walser ... Jutta Heckmann
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Storyline

The year is 1981, the German New Wave is at the peak. Harry, otherwise Sparkasse trainee, wants to make it big as a manager of the band of his friends, Apollo Schwabing. He has booked the band as the opening act for a concert where the group DAF are the headliners. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Music | Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

2 July 2003 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Play It Loud! See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene after Harry's bank robbery, he refers to Vince as 'the Prince'. This is a reference to the DAF song "Der Räuber und der Prinz" ("The Robber and the Prince"). See more »

Goofs

When Harry runs out of the music store with the stolen bass guitar, the black instrument case lies closed on the store floor. In the following shot, when the salesman leaves the store to follow Harry, the case is open. See more »

Connections

References Theo Against the Rest of the World (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Plastik Isoliert
Written by Lee Buddah
Performed by Apollo Schwabing
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Great great great
6 July 2003 | by mm-1See all my reviews

I thought I would hate it! But it is great great great! Funny, funny, funny! Even if you are too young to now the 80s. But don't miss the "NATO-Doppelbeschluss"-Joke!!!!


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