DDR 1975/1976, Spielfilm


Sometimes, interpersonal happiness is hard to achieve – or to retain. Jette has to make this experience on her own. The young woman works as a tourist hostess in Berlin. Her boyfriend Johannes, a down-to-earth car mechanic, tells her rather unromantically that it would be reasonable to "legalize" their two-year relationship. Disappointed by his insensibility, Jette turns him down and takes refuge at her brother Robert′s home. Being sensibilized by her own situation, Jette realizes how hard it is for her surrounding to maintain a happy love life: While Robert and his wife are in a marriage crisis, Jette′s colleague Conny, who offers her a temporary place to live, has to deal with the loss of her first love. In order to put her feelings for Johannes to the test, Jette gets involved with her ex-boyfriend Peter. Johannes, however, is the man of her dreams and Jette realizes that she wants to spend the rest of her life with him. Johannes, on his part, discovers new feelings for Jette when he thinks that he has lost her for good. Eventually, all misunderstandings are sorted out and they try to make a new beginning.


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All Credits

Director:Rolf Römer
Assistant director:Hannelore Bennforf, Maya Löffler
Scenario:Wolfgang Ebeling, Gisela Steineckert, Rolf Römer
Script editor:Willi Brückner
Director of photography:Siegfried Mogel
Still photography:Dieter Jaeger
Production design:Christoph Schneider
Make-up artist:Bernhard Kalisch, Regina Reinhard
Costume design:Helga Scherff
Editing:Monika Schindler
Music:Günther Fischer, Rainer Böhm, Franz Bartsch, Stern-Combo Meißen (Meißen), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:Rainer Böhm
Music performer:Nina Hagen, Christiane Ufholz, Kapelle Kiesant (DD), Günther-Fischer-Quartett (DD), Veronika Fischer (und Band)
Annekathrin BürgerJette
Jürgen HeinrichJohannes
Roswitha MarksConny
Berndt StichlerGeerd
Manfred KargeRobert
Angela BrunnerChrista
Rolf RömerPeter
Wolfgang DehlerKarl
Ellen ButzeUta
Ilona PatheMilena
Michael GwisdekKutte
Hertha ThieleMutter
Gertrud BrendlerTante Hete
Marion van de KampFrau Sommer
Gerhard BienertRentner Heinrich
Hannjo HasseFiatbesitzer
Fred DelmareKuttes Schwager
Production company:DEFA-Studio für Spielfilme (Potsdam-Babelsberg) (Künstlerische Arbeitsgruppe "Johannisthal")
Unit production manager:Siegfried Kabitzke
Original distributor:Progress Film-Verleih (Berlin/DDR)
Length:2689 m, 99 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Orwocolor, Ton
Screening:Uraufführung (DD): 12.02.1976, Berlin, Kosmos


Originaltitel (DD) Hostess



Length:2689 m, 99 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Orwocolor, Ton
Screening:Uraufführung (DD): 12.02.1976, Berlin, Kosmos