Agnes and His Brothers (2006)

Agnes and His Brothers
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 55mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Family, Foreign
Keywords gay
Status Released
US Release Date
  
  • Mirror Mirror Review
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    A stylish, sharp fairy tale with a rare (and welcome) lack of cynicism.

  • Venom Review
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    Sadly, the only thing Venom has going for it is the Weinstein brothers' refusal to push it back despite being set in Hurricane Katrina-ravaged New Orleans, thus creating buzz. Mercy points for its brevity, as well.

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Juliane Lorenz Editor n/a 172 7000002
Wolf-Dietrich Brucker Editor Commissioning Editor(WDR) 172 7000003
Bettina Reitz Editor Commissioning Editor(BR) 172 7000004
Simone Hofmann Editor n/a 172 7000001
Carl F Koschnick Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Markus Brinkmann Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
Sebastian Fahr-Brix Production Coordinator Project Monitoring 162 5000003
Andreas Schreitmuller Editor Commissioning Editor(ARTE) 172 7000005
Martin Todsharow Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Irina Tubbecke-Bechem Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Matthias Lempert Rerecording Mixer Sound Re-Recording Mixer 120856 14000001
Rosemarie Raasch-Machac Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Lucia Faust Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Sabine Randolph Production Designer Production Design 164 9000001
Simone Bär Casting n/a 179 10000001
Marcos Kantis Line Producer n/a 161 5000001
Oskar Roehler Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Susan Anbeh Actor Desiree 1 1000006
Vadim Glowna Actor Gunther 1 1000007
Margit Carstensen Actor Roxy 1 1000008
Tom Schilling Actor Ralf 1 1000005
Katja Riemann Actor Signe 1 1000004
Moritz Bleibtreu Actor Hans-Jorg 1 1000002
Martin Weiss Actor Agnes 1 1000003
Lee Daniels Actor Henry 1 1000009
Marie Zielcke Actor Nadine 1 1000010
Oskar Roehler Director n/a 2 2000001
Stefan Arndt Producer n/a 3 3000001
Sven Martinek Actor Jurgen 1 1000014
Martin Feifel Actor Hannes 1 1000013
Oliver Korittke Actor Rudi 1 1000011
Martin Semmelrogge Actor Manni Moneto 1 1000012
Herbert Knaup Actor Werner 1 1000001
Synopsis
Agnes and his brothers have little in common, except an eccentric old father, relationship problems that are totally screwing up their lives, and the distinct possibility those two things are connected. Hans-Jörg conceals his sexual frustration behind his meek librarian appearance. But his life changes drastically when he finds outlets for his anger and lusty libido. Werner is much more successful at political combat than family diplomacy. He's caught up in an upperclass suburban nightmare and bickering is the only heat left in his marriage. Agnes is haunted by the mother she never knew and perhaps too nostalgic about her past as a man. Despite her efforts, transgendered Agnes just can't quite fit into the mold of the little homemaker expected by her bossy boyfriend. Once she's out on the streets alone, Agnes wipes away her tears and proudly takes on her bleak future with a smile.
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