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Tough Love (2015)

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A karate expert recounts his early life, his turbulent childhood, rife with sexual abuse and a career as a pimp. Andreas "Karate Andy" Marquardt's subsequent rehabilitation treatment, ... See full summary »

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Rosa von Praunheim
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Andreas Marquardt Andreas Marquardt ... Als er selbst / Himself
Marion Erdmann Marion Erdmann ... Als sie selbst / Herself
Hanno Koffler ... Andy / Young-Karate Andy
Luise Heyer ... Marion / Young
Katy Karrenbauer ... Andys Mutter / Andy's mother
Rüdiger Götze Rüdiger Götze ... Andys Opa / Andy's grandpa
Ilse Bendin Ilse Bendin ... Andys Oma / Andy's grandma (as Ilse Amberger-Bendin)
Steffen Bielig Steffen Bielig ... Andys Vater / Andy's father
Benno Wenz Benno Wenz ... Schuldner / debtor
Ivana Vukovic Ivana Vukovic ... Benno / Prostitute
Luise Schnittert Luise Schnittert ... Beate
Sascia Haj ... Hannah
Marcus Lachmann Marcus Lachmann ... Arzt / Doctor
Stephan Schill Stephan Schill ... Dr. U.
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mica Bara Mica Bara ... Polizistin
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Storyline

A karate expert recounts his early life, his turbulent childhood, rife with sexual abuse and a career as a pimp. Andreas "Karate Andy" Marquardt's subsequent rehabilitation treatment, enables him to start life again with the one girl who suffered his worst abuse. He runs a karate school today for children to prove that its possible to turn over a new leaf. Written by Shreeram

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

23 April 2015 (Germany) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Alexandra Starnitzky, Marc Bluhm, Sascia Haj, Marcus Lachmann, Udo Lutz, and Luise Schnittert all appeared in Alex and Leo (2010) and/or Men to Kiss (2012), two Vivàsvan Pictures comedies. Gianni Meurer played "Thor" in Deed Poll (2004), another Vivàsvan-produced movie. See more »

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