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BUDDY

BUDDY
photo © 2013 herbX film/Warner Bros./Marco Nagel

Enviable Eddie has tons of money, fast cars and even faster women. But since partying is more important to him than his late father's company, the sales figures are headed south, just like his reputation. With only his guardian angel able to save him now, the stage is set for the appearance of Angel “Buddy” in Eddie’s life. But since Eddie is the only one who can see and speak with his new buddy, everyone else thinks he's turning into a real nut case – and that's just the beginning!


Michael Bully Herbig studied Photography and is well-known on the German comedy scene as a writer, director and producer. He has appeared in various TV specials and is author, actor, director and producer of the comedy show BULLYPARADE. He had his feature film directorial debut with the comedy ERKAN & STEFAN (1999). In 2000, he founded the production company herbX film, whose first project was the box office hit MANITOU'S SHOE (2001), followed by DREAMSHIP SURPRISE - PERIOD 1 (2004), BULLY & RICK (2006-2007), LISSI AND THE WILD EMPEROR (2007), WICKIE AND THE STRONG MEN (2009), BUDDY (2013), and BALLOON (2018).
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2013
Director Michael Bully Herbig
Screenplay Michael Bully Herbig
Cinematography Torsten Breuer
Cast Michael Bully Herbig, Alexander Fehling, Mina Tander
Producer Michael Bully Herbig
Production Company herbX film, in co-production with Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany
Length 94 min
Format DCP, color, cs
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
With backing from German Federal Film Fund, German Federal Film Board, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein
German Distributor Warner Bros. Pictures

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