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Z.B. ... Otto Spalt (1988)

100 min | Comedy

At last filmmaker Otto Spalt wants to do what he has always dreamed of: the time has come to make his big feature film. There's just one little thing he still needs and that's the money. At the 189th board meeting of the Executive ...See moreAt last filmmaker Otto Spalt wants to do what he has always dreamed of: the time has come to make his big feature film. There's just one little thing he still needs and that's the money. At the 189th board meeting of the Executive Committee for the Evaluation of Film Projects the combined expertise of a grotesque jury will decide Otto's future film. Will Otto manage to convince the panel of his artistic talent? Otto Spalt is relying wholly on the effects of his five short films, which he duly presents to the illustrious tribunal: a lavish production involving 5000 actors ("Phantom"), a sensitive melodrama addressing the question of the right direction in life ("Backwards"), a duel with the inherent violence of the flesh ("Meat Ball Pauli"), a breathtaking action-packed thriller ("Murder By Scissors") and a sizzling tale of espionage about micro- and potato-chips ("Close Up") are calculated to open the eyes and the purse of the Film Productions Committee. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Feb 13, 1988

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Mar 26, 1988 (West Germany)
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23 cast members
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Otto Sander
Otto Spalt Otto Spalt   See fewer
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Udo Samel
Edgar Edgar   See fewer
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Peter Fitz
The Director The Director   See fewer
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Rolf Zacher
Schnellwindt Schnellwindt   See fewer
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Alfred Edel
Dr. Kohlhammer Dr. Kohlhammer   See fewer
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Romy Haag
Maria Loria Maria Loria   See fewer
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Irm Hermann
Mrs. Spalt Mrs. Spalt   See fewer
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Harald Effenberg
Lothar Linsmeyer Lothar Linsmeyer   See fewer
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Günter Meisner
Bobby Steinbeck Bobby Steinbeck   See fewer
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Helmut Krauss
Tarzan Tarzan   See fewer
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Heinz Meier
Prof. Pruefspitz Prof. Pruefspitz   See fewer
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Ingeborg Steiert
Mrs. Dr. Donnermann Mrs. Dr. Donnermann   See fewer
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Dieter Kursawe
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Valentin Platareanu
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Anthony Ingrassia
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Hildegard Wensch
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Egon Vogel
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Rüdiger Tuchel
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Jörg Friedrich
John from CIA John from CIA   See fewer
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Ulrich Otte
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Angelika Neumann
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Maria Paszek
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7.6 / 10 | 58 votes