Tragicomedy in the ZDF: they say no to life

The father says at Christmas dinner: "I'm gonna kill myself." Then the son goes into the kitchen and asks: "Who wants to wave the Danube, who wants to Bee s

Tragicomedy in the ZDF: they say no to life

The father says at Christmas dinner: "I'm gonna kill myself." Then the son goes into the kitchen and asks: "Who wants to wave the Danube, who wants to Bee sting?" So you see, the dark side of German humor, where chasms and crochet blanket piefigkeit occur as an Alliance partner. From death wish to the Pastries it's not, as intended, a finishing course, at the end of irony and the eyes are blinking. Rather, the scene from Christian Werner's Film "Someday is also good" the case is Pointe amount of a implodierten Klein-Erna.

Kai Spanke

editor in the features section.

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Those jokes are provided, good will to cope with than slip. Uncomfortable it is, if they are to be males carry a ninety-minute action, in which the figures are always narrow, and, finally, to the dramaturgical line, which never grow beyond the role of a cue also. The screenplay by Daniel bickermann mainly from sketches: Karsten (Fabian Hinrichs), the son of a suicidal father (Michael Witten born), the social emergency services, as a burglar in the house of the parents, on the Couch of the lawyer (Julia Richter) and his ex-wife is. To make matters worse, between the Ulk deposits platitudes-Blizzard raging, the us ice-cold foreign pubic shivers down the spine: "they only say no to death, say Yes to life."

wittiness knows no limits

Yes to death and no to life has not only said Karstens in Parkinson's diseased father, his healthy mother (Franziska Walser) want to go faster, however, of their existence. Deadline: in five days. Motto: not without my husband. Karsten, by the way, the undertaker, which expanded the Gag possibilities of this Tragikomödiantenstadels endless, it can handle just as his colleague Ellie (Maresi Riegner), and the split ends of the hearse. He drives around constantly trash cans, is not funny, metaphorically but guaranteed of your brain, the full meaning.

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 15:20

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