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7 DWARVES (7 ZWERGE - MAENNER ALLEIN IM WALD)

7 DWARVES
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It's a Men Thing.

Beyond the Seven Mountains, in the depths of the enchanted forest live the most famous bachelors in history: The Seven Dwarves. Now dwarves are not gnomes or midgets in pointy caps, dwarves are men who live according to a strict code of honor. And one of the many popular misconceptions is that they are small. Just because dwarves may start out small – like everybody else for that matter – doesn’t mean they stay small. In fact, they are far, far more big-hearted than most people. As the saying goes: size doesn’t matter.

The Seven Dwarves have lived in the remote forest for ages, by choice – a ‘female-free zone’ so to speak. They know only too well how heartless women can be and prefer harmony to heartbreak. But when Snow White enters their lives – on the run from the evil Queen – they lose it, totally. They simply can’t resist her innocent charm. And when the Queen, disguised as a door-to-door cosmetics saleswoman, abducts Snow White in a coffin-sized Tupperware container, the Seven Dwarves set out for the mighty castle on a perilous adventure to rescue her from a fate worse than death…

7 DWARVES is the Brothers Grimm as you’ve never seen them before.


Sven Unterwaldt was born in Lübeck in 1965. A well-known name in the German comedy scene, his films include ANTRAG VOM EX (TV, 1999), the TV series SWITCH (1997-1997), ANKE (1999-2001), ALLES ATZE (2002), and BERLIN, BERLIN (2002), as well as the features WIE DIE KARNICKEL (2002), 7 DWARVES (2004), SIEGFRIED (2005), 7 DWARVES - THE WOOD IS NOT ENOUGH (2006), U-900 (2008), HELP, I SHRUNK MY TEACHER (2015), IT'S YOUR TURN, HONEY (2017), TABALUGA (2018), and FOUR ENCHANTED SISTERS (2019).
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2004
Director Sven Unterwaldt
Screenplay Otto Waalkes, Bernd Eilert, Sven Unterwaldt
Cinematography Jo Heim
Julia von Frihling
Joja Wendt
Bernd Gaebler, Christian Bussmann
Cast Heinz Hoenig, Mirco Nontschew, Boris Aljinovic, Martin Schneider, Ralf Schmitz, Markus Majowski, Nina Hagen, Cosma Shiva Hagen, Otto Waalkes
Producers Otto Waalkes, Bernd Eilert, Douglas Welbat
Production Companies Zipfelmuetzen Film/Hamburg, Film & Entertainment VIP Medienfonds/Munich, in co-production with Universal Pictures Productions/Hamburg, MMC Independent/Cologne, Rialto Film/Berlin
Length 95 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SRD
Festivals Tribeca 2005, Moscow 2005
With backing from German Federal Film Board, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
German Distributor UIP United International Pictures/Frankfurt

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