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by Xavier Koller


Kari Tellenbach was born with a cleft palate. His mother takes care of him like a bird that has fallen out of the nest. As a young man Kari decides to become a barber and despite his handicap he wins the heart of Annemarie with his humour, charm and sensitivity. His happiness seems almost complete – but Annemarie’s middle class parents have already made other plans for their daughter.

international title: Someone Like Me
original title: Eine wen iig, dr Dällebach Kari
country: Switzerland
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Xavier Koller
film run: 111'
screenplay: Xavier Koller
cast: Hanspeter Müller-Drossaart, Nils Althaus, Carla Juri, Bruno Cathomas, Julika Jenkins, Fabienne Hadorn
cinematography by: Felix von Muralt, Filip Zumbrunn
film editing: Gion-Reto Killias, Rosa Albrecht
art director: Ralf Schreck, Toni Lüdi
costumes designer: Birgit Hutter
music: Balz Bachmann
producer: Alfi Sinniger
production: Catpics AG, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Teleclub AG
distributor: Elite Film AG
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