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Super-Wife, The (Superweib, Das)

Super-Wife, The

A successful husband alone does not make a happy marriage. A wise saying which says it all as far as the former actress Franziska Herr-Gross is concerned. Her husband TV director Will Gross specialises in shooting melodramas in the Caribbean where he is safe to flirt with the main actresses while Franziska stays at home alone with Franz and Willi and battles her way through the mountains of diapers and the jungle of children's sicknesses. When Franziska is supposed to buy a house for tax reasons on behalf of her husband who is still in foreign climes, she seeks advice from a "hobby estate agent" who was warmly recommended to her. He thinks, though, that he is being consulted in his main professional capacity: as a divorce lawyer. And Enno Winkel has promptly initiated her divorce before Franziska has time to say anything. After recovering from the initial shock, Franziska begins to like this idea and follows the request of her lawyer to write down the story of her marriage. Without Franziska's knowledge Enno gives the manuscript to his mother who, in turn, sends it to a publishing house ...
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Director Sönke Wortmann
Screenplay Gundula Leni Ohngemach
Cinematography Tom Fährmann
Ueli Christen
Cast Thomas Heinze, Til Schweiger, Joachim Król, Veronica Ferres, Liselotte Pulver
Producers Bernd Eichinger, Martin Moszkowicz
Production Company Constantin Film Produktion
Runtime 90 min
Format 35 mm, color
Sound Technology Dolby Stereo
With backing from German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, BMI
German Distributor Constantin Film Verleih

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