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Widows (1998)

Widows - Erst die Ehe, dann das Vergnügen (original title)
Molly, Elisabeth and Maria, three good friends, are dissatisfied with their married life. Molly, a good-hearted and lovely housewife and mother, has had enough of Erich, her husband's ... See full summary »

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Sherry Hormann

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Kit Hopkins
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ornella Muti ... Maria
Katja Flint Katja Flint ... Elisabeth
Eva Mattes ... Molly
Uwe Ochsenknecht ... Erich / Molly's husband
Martin Benrath ... Charles / Elisabeth's husband
Huub Stapel ... Konrad / Maria's husband
Heino Ferch ... Vince / Elisabeth's lover
Gruschenka Stevens Gruschenka Stevens ... Sandi / Erich's mistress
Luca Verhoeven Luca Verhoeven ... Benny Dollinger
Michael König Michael König ... Dr. Teutsch
Michaela May ... Andrea
Mac Steinmeier ... Priester
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Molly, Elisabeth and Maria, three good friends, are dissatisfied with their married life. Molly, a good-hearted and lovely housewife and mother, has had enough of Erich, her husband's drunken outbursts, outrages. When he cheats her with the stupid model Sandi, she thinks of liberation. Elisabeth lives a dreamlike life as a good-looking lawyer. Unfortunately, Charles her faithful spouse is 25 years older than her. After an encounter with the young musician Vince, she senses that there might be something else as well. Maria, who has always been able to profitably use her erotic charisma is abused by her third husband Konrad only as an exhibition object due to her attractive appearance. She is with him only for financial reasons and frustrated. She longs for respect and recognition. Should she give him up, but according to the marriage contract she is left with nothing. An exciting search for happiness alone begins. All have in common the urgent desire to free themselves. But "divorce is... Written by lament

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

22 January 1998 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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Box Office

Budget:

DEM 5,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 69,167 (Germany), 30 January 1998, Limited Release
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Hager Moss Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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A great comedy
18 October 1998 | by MirjamSee all my reviews

"WIDOWS" is a gorgeous, funny film!!!!!!!!! Just take a look at Heino Ferch! One of Germany's best actors ever!


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