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GOOD GIRLS DON'T LIE (FRAUEN LÜGEN NICHT)

GOOD GIRLS DON'T LIE

Marie has a delirious affair with a doctor she meets on vacation in Italy. Her girlfriend, Hannah, has sworn off men since her recent divorce and doesn't buy it. Still, back home, she helps Marie write him passionate love letters. But Marie's new hearthrob has given her another man's name and address. And the unsuspecting mechanic who receives Marie's snapshot and letters falls hopelessly in love with her. When the two girls suddenly show up at his doorstep, he cops out, afraid of disappointing Marie. He claims to be the doctor's best friend in the hope of somehow winning her heart. But then, Hannah falls for him ... One well-meant lie leads to another until it's cach woman for her-self in this modern romantic comedy of errors, mistaken identities, the totally unexpected, and, of course, true love.


Michael Juncker was born in Wiesbaden on in 1953 and made his first short film Federfeil in 1971. However, he did not start working in the film industry until he took a trainee post at Roxy Film in 1976. He wrote several screenplays and worked as location manager and assistant director on various German and international productions such as Fabian, Malou and The Serpent's Egg. From 1983-1986, he served as co-author and artistic collaborator on the Doris Doerrie films Straight to the Heart (Mitten ins Herz), Im Innern des Wals, Men (Maenner) and Paradies. He made his directorial debut in 1986 with Wann - wenn nicht jetzt? and then penned the screenplays for Doerrie's Me and Him (Ich und Er) and Money (Geld). In autumn 1996, Juncker made his second feature Good Girls Don't Lie (Frauen luegen nicht), followed by Flucht in den Dschungel (1999).
Genre Romantic Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 1998
Director Michael Juncker
Screenplay Helmut Trunz, Siegbert Kammerer, Michael Juncker
Cinematography Helmut Trunz
Ulrike Pahl
Cast Dominique Horwitz, Jennifer Nitsch, Andrea Eckert, Martina Gedeck, Peter Sattmann
Producers Renate Seefeldt, Gerd Huber
Production Company Cobra Film/Munich, in co-production with Dor Film
Length 100 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
With backing from BMI
German Distributor Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Germany/Munich

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