30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ladylike - Jetzt oder nie Germany 2009 | 89 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Vanessa Jopp

Vanessa Jopp, born in 1971, author and director. Her cinema movies “Vergiss Amerika” (2000), “Engel und Joe” (2001) and “Komm Näher” (2006) won numerous awards. For TV, she directed “Tatort: Der Schwarze Troll” (2003).

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Because Lore’s (Monica Bleibtreu) husband has eloped with a younger woman, she moves into a flat with her old friend Anneliese (Gisela Schneeberger). Anneliese convinces Lore that one ought to be a little cheekier if one were to enjoy a “ladylike” retirement. When the charming Ewald (Günther Maria Halmer) enters the scene, whom they were both amorous of as young women in dance classes, it evokes – even after 55 years – ruthless cat fights between the two of them. Gisela Schneeberger excels in her second rendition of an Ingrid Noll character, as does the late Monica Bleibtreu, in her final roleas Lore.
Original title: Ladylike - Jetzt oder nie
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Vanessa Jopp
Screenplay: Gerlinde Wolf nach einer Vorlage von Christian Schnalke und Volker Kutscher
Cast: Monica Bleibtreu, Gisela Schneeberger, Günther Maria Halmer, Horst Westphal
Producer: Oliver Berben
Director of Photography: Dixie Schmiedle
Music: Marco Meister, Ingo L. Frenzel
Production Design: Christian Eisele
Editor: Brigitta Tauchner
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Format: DigiBeta
German Distributor: ZDF
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Production: MOOVIE the art of, entertainment GmbH, Lükowufer 12, 10785 Berlin, Germany, Tel: +49 30 2639840, Fax: +49 30 26398499, email:,


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