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by Oskar Roehler


It's the rock 'n' roll era in Germany – the lust for life and rebellion are in the air. Lulu, the daughter of a bankrupt factory owner, falls in love with a handsome but penniless black man. The inhabitants of the conservative small town are horrified, and especially Lulu's mother tries to stir the prejudices in her friends to fight against this unwanted love affair. She orders her chauffeur, Schultz, and her doctor, von Oppeln, to do everything they can to spoil the lovers' happiness. But Lulu and Jimi won't let anybody or anything get in their way! They live and love on the run, always one step ahead of their pursuers. Until they fall into a trap ...

international title: Lulu and Jimi
original title: Lulu & Jimi
country: Germany, France
sales agent: Beta Cinema
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Oskar Roehler
film run: 94'
release date: DE 22/01/2009
screenplay: Oskar Roehler
cast: Jennifer Decker, Ray Fearon, Katrin Saß, Rolf Zacher, Udo Kier, Bastian Pastewka, Ulrich Tohmsen, Alexander Beyer
cinematography by: Wedigo von Schultzendorff
film editing: Bettina Böhler
art director: Eduard Krajewski
costumes designer: Esther Walz
music: Martin Todsharow
producer: Gabriela Sperl, Uwe Schott
production: Sperl+Schott Film Gmbh, EMC Produktion GmbH, Elzevir Films, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Arte
backing: Filmfoerderungsanstalt (FFA), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FilmFoerderung Hamburg, Filmstiftung NRW, Mitteldeutsche Medienfoerderung
distributor: X Verleih