Film Info: bewegte Mann, Der

Maybe, Maybe Not (bewegte Mann, Der)

Maybe, Maybe Not
Scene from "Maybe, Maybe Not"

The last infidelity may be just one too many: Axel is banished by his girlfriend Doro from the flat they share. His un successful search for temporary digs leads him straight to the door of the two gays Walter and Norbert. They are both as keen as mustard on him and come on strong to this hunky straight. In a moment of reconciliation, Axel finds out about Doro's pregnancy, but Norbert happens - of all things - to be standing stark naked in the bedroom wardrobe. Doro's suspicion is aroused and finds no end: Axel is having an affair with a man!


Sönke Wortmann was born in Marl in 1959 and attended the University of Television & Film in Munich and the Royal College of Art in London. His graduation film, DREI D (1988), received the Eastman Promotional Award at the Hof Film Days and was nominated for a Student Oscar® in 1990. His debut feature film MAYBE, MAYBE NOT was released in 1994. It became one of the most successful German films of the post-war era. The two-hour documentary DEUTSCHLAND. EIN SOMMERMÄRCHEN on the World Cup 2006, produced from over 100 hours of film material, is the most successful documentary in German cinemas. In addition, his most highly-acclaimed films include: ALONE AMONG WOMEN (1991), LITTLE SHARKS (1992), MR BLUESMAN (1993), THE SUPERWIFE (1996), CAMPUS (1998), ST. PAULI NIGHT (1999), THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN (2000), THE MIRACLE OF BERN (2003), POPE JOAN (2009), THE WEDDING TAPE (2012), and WRECKED (2014).
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 1994
Director Sönke Wortmann
Screenplay Sönke Wortmann
Cinematography Gernot Roll
Ueli Christen
Torsten Breuer
Cast Joachim Król, Til Schweiger, Katja Riemann, Rufus Beck
Producer Bernd Eichinger
Production Company Constantin Film Produktion
Length 93 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Sound Technology Dolby SR, Dolby Stereo
Awards German Film Awards 1995 for Best Film & Best Direction, Bavarian Film Award 1995
German Distributor Constantin Film Verleih

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