Four men, one woman and a crime; friendship, love and betrayal. A story about everyman’s attempt, at a turning point in life, to finally realize his dreams.
"Alte Freunde" is one of the highlights on German TV.
Friedemann Fromm's directing focuses on callous speed but still takes time for deep insights and plot thickeners.
An exquisite story about friendship, love, loss and quest for freedom was conjured up by Friedemann Fromm and put into action in a nigh-on jaunty fashion. This is how a film came into being whose carefreeness is a lot of fun.
...Marie Bäumer is the best actress in this chummily rustic but still highly sentimental and viewable and in the end even original TV movie...
FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG