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MOST BEAUTIFUL DAY, THE (GEILSTE TAG, DER)

MOST BEAUTIFUL DAY, THE
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The quirky, overambitious pianist Andi (33) and the more laid back and relaxed Benno (36) have just one thing in common: They will both die soon. So the two of them decide after some trouble at the hospice, to have the most awesome day before it’s too late. First thing they need is money, which they cleverly scam, since going to prison is - considering the limited amount of time - out of the question. Then they set off for Africa! It will not only be a nightmare for Andi the hypochondriac, but also a huge deal for Benno, who will have to face his past for the first time in his life. The journey leads them through hazards, a number of comedic, tragic, dramatic and dangerous moments and finally to their original aspiration: The most awesome day of realizing that you need to take life into your own hands to not miss out on it…
Genre Comedy, Road Movie
Category Feature
Year of Production 2015
Director Florian David Fitz
Screenplay Florian David Fitz
Cinematography Bernhard Jasper
Cast Alexandra Maria Lara, Matthias Schweighöfer, Florian David Fitz
Producers Dan Maag, Matthias Schweighöfer, Marco Beckmann
Production Company PANTALEON Films, in co-production with Warner Bros. Entertainment, Erfttal Film & Fernsehproduktion, WS Filmproduktion
Length 113 min
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Santa Barbara 2017, Durban 2017
With backing from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, German Federal Film Board, German Federal Film Fund, DTI South Africa
German Distributor Warner Bros. Entertainment

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