The Trio

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The Trio Review


A wise marketer might try to tempt you with The Trio by saying it's about an oddball German family making a living as a band of pickpockets.

A less wise marketer might try to tempt you with the film by putting a picture of a guy in his underwear on the box cover.

The Trio, of course, is both of these films -- on one hand it's a curiosity about how thieves might work a train station. On the other, it's a not terribly compelling tale about a grubby guy that looks like Maximilian Schell in eye-liner, his daughter, and the handsome boy they both have the hots for. Will the girl discover dad hiding in the guy's shower? The Trio wants to be La Cage Aux Folles but aside from the premise, it's not terribly subversive.

Aka Das Trio.



The Trio

Facts and Figures

Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 29th January 1998

Production compaines: TLA Releasing

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Producer:

Starring: Götz George as Zobel, as Lizzi, as Karl, Tana Schanzara as Wirtin, Ernst H. Hilbich as Schaffner, as Horst

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