The most successful Austrian Film 2010 is the big winner at the First Austrian Film Award
too. The Film has been awarded for BEST FILM, BEST SCREENPLAY and BEST MUSIC.
two years Horst has been collecting his dead grandmother’s retirement
pension to help make ends meet. Everything runs smoothly until a local
politician announces he will be coming by to officially wish the
95-year-old a happy birthday. Without thinking twice, his friend Soundi
“borrows” an old lady from the hospital as a stand-in. But instead of
just any old lady, he has unintentionally grabbed the famous actress
Elfriede Ott, which leads to a series of mix-ups and complications.
Situation comedy, puns, parody, satire, raunchy slapstick – all the
signature ingredients of boulevard comedy are skillfully woven into this
film... At long last a good-old homespun farce that doesn’t try too
hard and has plenty of spunk and playfulness."
"The best comedy in years... A happy marriage of musical and American
farce: splendidly spunky, downright silly, and decidedly below-the-belt