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The Fisherman and His Wife (2005)

Der Fischer und seine Frau (original title)
Otto (Ulmen) and his friend Leo (Verhoeven) are German veterinarians, travelling Japan looking for Fish to buy and sell. They meet young German fashion designer Ida (Lara) and they both ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Doris Dörrie

Writer:

Doris Dörrie (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Ida
Christian Ulmen ... Otto
Simon Verhoeven ... Leo
Zoe Hüttenhain Zoe Hüttenhain ... Ida jung
Adrian Scherschel Adrian Scherschel ... Radu jung
Oliver Heckner Oliver Heckner ... Otto jung
Melanie Lauer Melanie Lauer ... Ottos Mutter jung
Harald Schröpfer Harald Schröpfer ... Ottos Vater jung
Eva Christian ... Alina
Valentin Platareanu ... Radu
Ulrike Kriener Ulrike Kriener ... Lena
Elmar Wepper Elmar Wepper ... Herr Wagenbach
Carola Regnier Carola Regnier ... Frau Wagenbach
Tanja Schleiff Tanja Schleiff
Eva-Maria Kurz Eva-Maria Kurz ... Flohmarktbesucher
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Storyline

Otto (Ulmen) and his friend Leo (Verhoeven) are German veterinarians, travelling Japan looking for Fish to buy and sell. They meet young German fashion designer Ida (Lara) and they both fall in love with her. Ida doesn't care for Leo, and she ends up with Otto. They soon get married, and Ida discovers that she's pregnant. That's when problems arise, since Ida wants to have money and a real house for their kid to grow up in, and Otto has no ambitions and is happy with the way things are. As Ida travels more in order to sell her fashion, she makes more money and she grows apart from her family.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Japanese | Romanian

Release Date:

27 October 2005 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

El pescador y su mujer See more »

Filming Locations:

Bavaria, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$917,923
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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