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Emil and the Detectives (2001)

0 02/22/2001 (DE) ComedyFamily 1h 51m
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The twelve-year-old Emil and his father are haunted by bad luck. To take a break from a series of family disasters, Emil is allowed to spend a few days with a friend of the family, the female priest Hummel in Berlin. In the train he runs across the slick Max Grundeis who anaesthetizes Emil and steals his savings of 1500 DM. When he finally arrives in Berlin, Emil and a gang of street kids, led by the cheeky girl Pony Hütchen, try to find the gangster, who haunts the posh Hotel Adlon as a hotel thief. Meanwhile, to prevent anyone from finding out about Emil's mishap, Gypsi, a member of the gang of kids, passes himself off as Emil, thus wreaking havoc on the home of the priest.

  1. Franziska Buch

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Erich Kästner


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tobias Retzlaff

    Tobias Retzlaff

    Emil Tischbein

  2. Anja Sommavilla

    Pony Hütchen

  3. Jürgen Vogel

    Jürgen Vogel

    Max Grundeis

  4. Maria Schrader

    Maria Schrader

    Pastorin Hummel

  5. Kai Wiesinger

    Kai Wiesinger

    Knut Tischbein

  6. Max Befort

    Max Befort


  7. Maurice Kumar


  8. Sergej Moya

    Sergej Moya


  9. David Klock

    Gustav Hummel

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Emil and the Detectives
Emil and the Detectives

Original Title Emil und die Detektive

Status Released

Original Language German

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