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Not all men are idiots – some are complete idiots.

Simon Peters, a passionless telephone salesman, is down on his luck, has no girlfriend and is about to turn thirty. His girlfriend left him a year ago and a new situation is nowhere in sight. Neither the Cologne nightlife scene nor the attempts by his Croatian cleaning lady to hook him up with someone offer any sort of hope of sexual fulfillment. But one day, behind the window of the All American Coffee Company he sees the woman of his dreams: Marcia P. Garcia, a South American expert in the art of frothing milk. She has a sensational smile and an equally sensational body. Simon is certain – she’s the one. The woman of his life. The mother of his bilingual children. Just one little thing stands in the way of a romantic wedding: Simon still has to approach her first.

Tobi Baumann was born 1974 in Koblenz and started his career in the TV industry in 1994 as a freelance writer for German late-night shows. Besides his work behind the camera he has worked on stage as an actor and comedian. He has created and directed numerous hit comedy series and most recently the first German pay TV production, the dramedy ADD A FRIEND. His other work includes comedy events like FRÖHLICHE WEIHNACHTEN, the TV adventure movie VISUS – EXPEDITION ARCHE NOAH, the two-part TV Christmas comedy classic ZWEI WEIHNACHTSMÄNNER, his feature film debut DER WIXXER, an adaption of Tommy Jaud’s bestselling novel VOLLIDIOT, and GHOSTHUNTERS – ON ICY TRAILS.
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2007
Director Tobi Baumann
Screenplay Tommy Jaud
Cinematography Jo Heim
Martin Wolf
Stephan & Cecil Remmler
Josef Sanktjohanser
Cast Tomas Sinclair Spencer, Ellenie Salvo González, Anke Engelke, Tanja Wenzel, Oliver Fleischer, Oliver Pocher, Herbert Feuerstein
Producers Christoph Müller, Sven Burgemeister
Production Company Senator Film Produktion, in co-production with Europool/Munich, in cooperation with Pictorion Pictures/Huerth, Goldkind Film/Munich
Length 102 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
With backing from German Federal Film Board, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, BKM
German Distributor Senator Film Verleih/Berlin

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