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Annaluise & Anton

Annaluise & Anton

Thursday, Nov 23, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pünktchen und Anton
Germany, 1999, 109 min. 
Director: Caroline Link
With: Elea Geissler, Max Felder, Juliane Köhler, August Zirner, Meret Becker, Sylvie Testud, Gudrun Okras, Benno Fürmann
Recommended from 8 years

Annaluise has rich parents who are so busy with social obligations that they seldom have any time for her. Anton comes from a very poor background and works every evening in a little ice-cream parlour as a stand-in for his sick mother. In spite of these social differences, the two are the best of friends. In the new film version of Erich Kaestner′s children′s book of the same name, Annaluise is singing in Munich′s town center while her parents are at the opera to help her best friend out. She learnt the songs from her French aupair Laurence whom the eternally absent parents thought was the ideal chaperone for Annaluise. When Carlos, Laurence′s boyfriend, tries to break into Annaluise′s home, Anton is, fortunately, there again and the housekeeper, called “Big Berta”, has a great idea…. –

Film afternoons for kids at the Goethe-Institut: For families with school-age children, we are helping to make the time of the teachers’ strike a little more varied. We offer you and your children a family film every afternoon at 14:00 on the first three (…and hopefully last!) strike days. Free of charge, of course.

Date and Time

Thursday, Nov 23, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.


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