Lippel is alone with a new housekeeper while his father, a cook, is away on business. The housekeeper is very strict and shows no appreciation for Lippel. Then Lippel finds new friends and ... See full summary »
sure, all is well known. the boy, the evil housekeeper, the dream as door to a fantastic world in which the boy becomes the hero. but this detail is the basic good point. because it is not a film for children. but wise pledge for the true love, for the multicultural, for the friendship and for the family. in same measure, it is a film of actors. Karl Alexander Seidel is admirable as new version of a kind of Little Prince. Moritz Bleibtreu is the right spice for a film who has as hero the father. and Anke Engelke gives the precise mixture of the great feminine evil characters. the result - a lovely film for all the ages.