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Neander-Jin: The Return of the Neanderthal Man (2013)

Neander-Jin: The Return of the Neanderthal Man

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In this Euro-screwball comedy, which plays with multiple genres and narrative styles, Florian Steinbiss (who grew up just miles from the remains of the first found Neanderthal man in Bonn, Germany) tells the story of a Neanderthal Man who mysteriously rematerializes in modern day Germany and seeks sanctuary in the garden of Barbara van Schmerling, a 23-year-old student of Environmental Planning. To save and protect this 'last living evidence of former humanity and naturalness from exploitation by a P.T. Barnum wannabe and a power-crazed media savvy anthropologist, Barbara takes him under her wing. Failing to protect him from the corrupting influences of Western Civilization, her altruistic feelings turn romantic, threatening either to compromise her ethics, or lose the only person - or primitive - she ever truly loved. Meanwhile, the Neanderthal must choose between Barbara, the only person who loves him for what he really is, and the siren call of fame, suitcases of money, and easy access to gummy bears. (c) Official Sitemore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Florian Steinbiss, Jeff Hixon
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Runtime:
Constant Flow Productions - Official Site

Cast

Sarah Mühlhause
as Barbara van Schmerli...
John Chardiet
as Neanderthan Man
Milton Welsh
as Marc Armagnac
Manuel Struffolino
as Silvio Bellucci
Rick Zieff
as Martin Arnold
Norbert Alich
as Otto Klein
Martin Jarvis
as Peter Blodnik
Rosalind Ayres
as Gisela Kasper
Jeff Hixon
as Jack Gallow
Florian Steinbiss
as Prof. Paul van Schme...
Achim Konejung
as Harry Patzig
Max Massimo Tuveri
as Sergeant Bruno Bayer
Hanno Friedrich
as PD Dr. Tobias Silver...
Axel Siefer
as Dr. Eberhard Kolowko...
Salome Noah
as Dr. Cordula Hammerst...
Wolfgang Muller
as Dr. Ju. Kurt Ewald S...
Beate Bohr
as Hildegard Klein
Michael Kleiber
as Process Server
Sven Nagel
as Insurance Investigat...
Tunc Denizer
as Maitre' D
Esther Wise
as Head Nurse
Lisa Quark
as Angel of the Night
Laura Quark
as Angel of the Night
Ben
as Rucolino
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Neandertal is a valley in Germany. That meager fact is a spoiler for "Neander-Jin: The Return of the Neanderthal Man," because there is virtually nothing else of value to be gained from watching this film.

Full Review… | July 25, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

There are broad, lazy bits about huckster opportunism, an activist beauty who loves the beast philanthropically and romantically, that old punching-bag reality television, and flatly delivered burbling from other screwball rubes.

Full Review… | July 23, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

An outrageous, bizarre screwball comedy that offers plenty of irreverent, anarchic fun. A mindlessly entertaining B-movie.

Full Review… | July 26, 2013
NYC Movie Guru

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