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Grease Spot (Fett weg)

Grease Spot

The Ruhr region in the year 2007. A chippie at the end of the world. No customers, no work, no future. Haenschen took the snack bar over from his father. He works there with his sister Carmen, who's dressed up to the nines, his feeble-minded cousin Pauli and the bargee who still tries to scrub the shop spick and span. A hippy commune has settled in their neighborhood, and its members spend the whole day competing with each other in the practice of "free love". But, unfortunately, they are supposed to clear their campsite so that the whole valley can be flooded with water for a planned reservoir. A spaceship from a distant planet then crashes into this "idyll". Right into the vegetable garden of the meditating dropouts. The mysterious intruders pitch their tents between the vegetarians and the run-down snack bar. Bad news for a traveling rep for sausage slicing machines who has been trying to palm the end of a line off onto the snack bar staff. Rejected by everyone, he forges a plan to stir up the old and new neighbors against each other ...
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 1998
Director Andreas Michels
Screenplay Christian Fuerst, Bernd von Fehrn, Andreas Michels
Cinematography Andreas Giesecke
Ulrike Leipold
Pascal Comelade
Cast Andreas Kunze, Annette Pisacane, Nele Mueller-Stöfen, Nina Petri, Jennifer Steffens, Nicholas Bodeux
Producer Christian Fuerst
Production Companies Fuerst Filmproduktion, Muelheim/Ruhr, Sound Vision, Cologne
Runtime 82 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR

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