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Eight Miles High

  • Film
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

3 out of 5 stars
Some advice for pretty young women: Become a model, hang out with hippies, hook up with the Rolling Stones and then go globe-trotting with a mystic, mustachioed adventurer. That’s what you’ll get out of Achim Bornhak’s biopic of ’60s icon Uschi Obermaier (Avelon), Germany’s Bardot-esque cover girl who went from revolutionary sweetheart to Mick ’n’ Keef’s girlfriend and beyond. Only the early scenes of Kommune 1 members tripping over each other’s dogma resonate; otherwise, the movie says nothing about the period and everything about the power of the pout.
Written by David Fear

Cast and crew

  • Director:Achim Bornhak
  • Screenwriter:Olaf Kraemer
  • Cast:
    • Natalia Avelon
    • David Scheller
    • Alexander Scheer
    • Matthias Schweighöfer
    • Friederike Kempter
    • Victor Norén
    • Milan Peschel
    • Georg Friedrich
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