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by Mike Eschmann


In the middle of his own wedding, Antonio, a young Swiss-Italian is lead away by the military police who escort him to the camp where he was supposed to start his military training. Upon arrival at the training base, things start to get even worse. Willing to do everything to get back to his distressed fiancé, Antonio – a true love waits type – makes a controversial plan: He starts to make eyes at the good natured, female recruit Michelle, in order to get her laid. Why? Because sex on the training base is strictly forbidden and will lead to dismissal. Which is when things start to go terribly wrong.

international title: Ready, steady, Charlie!
original title: Achtung, fertig, Charlie!
country: Switzerland, Germany
sales agent: Telepool
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Mike Eschmann
film run: 92'
release date: CH 18/09/2003
screenplay: Michael Sauter, David Keller
cast: Martin Rapold, Marco Rima, Mia Aegerter
cinematography by: Roland Schmid
film editing: Michael Schaerer
art director: Nina Bachmann
costumes designer: Annina Buri
music: Ralf Wienrich
producer: Lukas Hobi
production: Zodiac Pictures International, Sabotage Films, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Impuls Home Entertainment, Teleclub, Centauri Media
distributor: Buena Vista International Switzerland, Movienet Film GmbH (DE)
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