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Cologne´s Finest 2 (Musterknaben 2, Die)

Cologne´s Finest 2

Two Cologne cops, Docker and Dretzke, love their jobs, even if they´re at the bottom of the hierarchical ladder. Their secret weapons are patience and an incorruptible instinctiveness. They fight crime with tricks and ruses that seldom work off duty and especially not in their sex lives. Their new case involves a beautiful photographer who wants to make a photo reportage about their work. But this is only an excuse to be able to snap megastar Phil Collins allegedly visiting a brothel. In order not to look like two total duds, they manage to get hold of the films, have them developed secretly, and destroy the negatives. But their damage control gets them into even more trouble because the Chief of Police personally orders the negatives to be handed over to Phil Collins. But how to give somebody something that doesn´t exist?

Ralf Huettner was born in 1954 and graduated from the University of Television & Film in Munich in 1985 with the film MARILYN. His feature debut DAS MÄDCHEN MIT DEN FEUERZEUGEN (1987) was a major success, winning prizes at home and abroad. His other films include: ANDENKEN AN EINEN ENGEL (short, 1983), IN AFRIKA IST MUTTERTAG and NERZWÖLFE (shorts, 1984), DER FLUCH (1988), BABYLON (1990), DER PAPAGEI (TV, 1992), TEXAS - DOC SNYDER HÄLT DIE WELT IN ATEM (1993), VOLL NORMAAL (1994), DER KALTE FINGER (1995), DIE MUSTERKNABEN (1997), DIE MUSTERKNABEN 2 (1998), MONDSCHEINTARIF (2001), DIE MUSTERKNABEN 3 (2002), REINE FORMSACHE (2005), DR. PSYCHO (TV, 2007), DIE JAGD NACH DEM SCHATZ DER NIBELUNGEN (TV, 2007), PUTZFRAUEN UNDERCOVER (TV, 2008), VINCENT WANTS TO SEA (VINCENT WILL MEER, 2009), and LOST IN SIBERIA (AUSGERECHNET SIBIRIEN, 2011).
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 1999
Director Ralf Huettner
Screenplay Ralf Huettner, Dominik Raacke
Cinematography Hannes Hubach
Veronica Zaplata
Phil Collins, Die coolen Saeue
Cast Oliver Korittke, Sophie von Kessel, Jürgen Tarrach
Producer Uli Aselmann
Production Companies ndf:Neue Deutsche Filmgesellschaft/Unterfoehring, die film gmbh/Munich
Length 90 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
Sound Technology Dolby Stereo
Festivals Munich 1998

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