Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005)

  |  Comedy, Romance


Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005) Poster

Germany, 1986: Niels, 17, and his mother Hanne leave Bremen to live in a rural hippie community after her divorce. While Hanne falls in love with Peter, the guru, her son doesn't like him ... See full summary »


5.9/10
349

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


11 September 2005 | davidboisselot
10
| Excellent independent movie
This film is the winner of the Max-Ophuls-Prize 2005. I watched this movie because of the very funny film-poster that hung at my local independent-cinema. The story: in the mid-80ies, a woman and her seventeen-years-old son move to an ecologist-hippie community in a small village in Schleswig-Holstein. The community is part of a protest movement against the nuclear power station near the village. The mother immediately likes the life in the green community. The son doesn't, but he makes friends with the village-rocker and the beautiful daughter of the mayor. So much for the plot. There isn't much plot. This film is more about characters and atmosphere. Great actors: Peter Lohmeyer with long and dirty hair as Peter the chief of the community, Nina Petri as Gesine (can still make nude scenes with 42 without being ridiculous!), Jens Munchow as the sympathetic, funny but idiotic Rakete, Gabriela Maria Schmeide as the over-motivated mother who does all the housework of the community... and of course Franz Dinda, who gives a fantastic characterization of the shy and disorientated Niels. Super atmosphere: the absolutely boring village, the chaotic living of the greens. Although the movie shows the ridiculous and bizarre sides of the hardcore-ecologists, it always has a certain tenderness for them. And now, not to forget: "Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb" is a very funny movie: the scream-therapy-sequence, the dinner with "warm bread", the "Gandhi-has-said"-line, the gun-shooting with Rakete etc., etc.. If you have the possibility, go watch this movie. Possibly THE German movie of 2005.

Critic Reviews


What to Watch: "The Expanse," '6 Underground,' & More

Here's our breakdown of the best things to stream this week including a long-awaited series return and a brand-new Michael Bay movie blowing up your small screen.

Watch our video

Featured on IMDb

Check out what IMDb editors are excited to watch this month and get gifting with IMDb's Holiday Gift Guide, curated with the entertainment lover in mind!

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com