Agnes and His Brothers

Release date:June 9, 2006

Studio:First Run Features

Director:Oskar Roehler

MPAA Rating:N/A


Starring:Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Katja Riemann, Martin Weiss

Genre:Drama, Comedy

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Plot Summary:

Agnes and his brothers have little in common, except an eccentric old father, relationship problems that are totally screwing up their lives, and the distinct possibility those two things are connected. Hans-Jörg conceals his sexual frustration behind his meek librarian appearance. Werner is much more successful at political combat than family diplomacy. Agnes is haunted by the mother she never knew and perhaps too nostalgic about her past as a man. Despite her efforts, transgendered Agnes just can't quite fit into the mold of the little homemaker expected by her bossy boyfriend. Once she's out on the streets alone, Agnes wipes away her tears and proudly takes on her bleak future with a smile. A profoundly human family drama, it's a story full of passion, poetry and humor about three brothers searching for love and acceptance, and at the same time, a fascinating snapshot of the current state of affairs in Germany.