Cab driver Frank Faust manages to finally scare his girlfriend Jennifer away at the tenth year Highschool reunion. Unfortunately, he never intended to do so. A year later, Frank still has not overcome the problem and tries to commit suicide. At the last Moment, the Devil himself appears and offers him a deal: Frank's soul in exchange for a sinister plot to get Jennifer back. Frank accepts and Mephisto reveals that he is actually Mephisto Jr., and that Frank Faust is a descendant of Doctor Faustus (from the classical play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe). Therefore, the Mephistos always come to help the Fausts in situations like these. Anyway, Mephisto tries to get Jennifer's attention to focus on Frank by transforming into different local celebrities and showing up on important parties with Faust. Unfortunately, Mephisto Jr. also starts discovering his own sexuality and develops some unpredictable interests, and soon nobody knows what's going on anymore.Written by
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Anyone with a sense of humor could not fail to enjoy this update of a classic tale, whereby the main character is prepared to sell his soul to the devil in order to win back the object of his desire. In this 21st century comic adaptation, Mephisto's son weaves a web of tricks and illusions to lure back the love of Frank Faust's life and thereby secure for himself Frank's soul. Through a chicane of plot twists and an array of German Stars playing themselves, including Boris Becker and Claudia Schiffer, we accompany the unlikely duo of Frank Faust and Mephisto II on their hilarious quest. This lighthearted film is good entertainment, well worth seeing and deserved a greater share of box office success in 2002.
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