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Aimée & Jaguar

Germany, German, 125 mins

  • Director: Max Färberböck
  • Writer: Max Färberböck; Rona Munro
  • Producer: Hanno Huth; Feliks Pastusiak

CGiii Comment

A rare gem.

Beautifully realised, expertly played - the danger of sentimentality is, thankfully, avoided...

A fine piece of work indeed.


The(ir) Blurb...

Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is desperate for love. An unusual and passionate love between them blossoms despite the danger of persecution and nightly bombing raids. The Gestapo is on Felice's trail. Her friends flee, she decides to sit out the war with Lilly.

Cast & Characters

Maria Schrader as Felice Schragenheim; 
Juliane Köhler as Lilly Wust;
Johanna Wokalek as Ilse;
Heike Makatsch as Klärchen;
Elisabeth Degen as Lotte;
Detlev Buck as Gunther Wust;
Inge Keller as Lilly Wust;
Kyra Mladeck as Ilse;
Sarah Camp as Frau Kappler;
Klaus Manchen as Herr Kappler;
Margit Bendokat as Frau Jäger;
Jochen Stern as Werner Lause;
Peter Weck as Chefredakteur Keller;
Lia Dultzkaya as Hulda;
Dani Levy as Fritz Borchert

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