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(Charly's Tante) Comedy
directed by: Sönke Wortmann
written by: Herman Weigl and Robert Kulzer
produced by: Bernd Eichinger and Uschi Reich
starring: Thomas Heinze, Anya Hoffmann, Horst Krause, Max Raabe
THE GERMAN CLASSICS are prestigious remakes of German blockbusters from the 50ties and 60ties. Produced by Bernd Eichinger's Constantin Film Produktion for German broadcaster SAT 1, this package features many of the best German actors and directors.
Meat-Tycoon Waldemar Pückler is searching for banker Stefan Lohmann, who has disappeared after unsuccessfully speculating with several millions of Pückler's hard-earned cash. By accident, both check in at the same hotel in Munich, where the attractive Argentinian cattle-baroness Lucia d'Alvarez spends the weekend. When Lohmann recognizes Pückler, he sees no alternative but make his getaway in women's clothing. Pückler, however, falls in love with this "strange" lady....
This extremely funny TV movie adaption by famouns German director Sönke Wortman is a remake of a popular German motion picture classic from 1956, starring Heinz Rühman.