Eight Miles High!
Eight Miles High! (2008)

A Munich teen achieves worldwide fame as the embodiment of sexual freedom in the 1960s after romancing some of the biggest rock stars on the planet and rising to stardom as a successful supermodel in this biographical musical drama… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 3, 2007
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It has few human insights, and those of the most obvious kind. But it is not boring. That goes for something.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Has little to offer beyond titillation and pretty landscapes.

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Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Refreshingly, a '60's nostalgia trip from the self-indulgent point of view of the German template for the beautiful-naked-model-bedding-chauvinist-rock-god formula.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

The attractive but bird-brained German biopic Eight Miles High brings up the question of tone, and it never comes close to answering it. The film's tone is utterly indistinct, beyond fatuous adoration of its subject.

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

Like most flower-power nostalgia trips, Eight Miles High has the irksome effect of reminding the audience " whether too young or too square " that it missed out on the grooviest moment in history, man. But as these things go, this one goes with

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Once your main character walks into a room and finds her boyfriend cheating on her with another woman while a chimpanzee in a dress looks on, you've pretty much lost your shot at a serious movie.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Eight Miles High, based on the memoirs of Uschi Obermaier, wants to be both a tangy piece of Eurosleaze and an overview of one woman's transformations from the heady days of the 1960s onward.

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Sam Adams
AV Club

Notwithstanding the occasional unintended guffaw, Obermaier's fabulous life is resoundingly unexciting.

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Marcy Dermansky
About.com

Natalia Avelon is great to look at - either naked or in see-through clothes - and that's enough to merit 8 Miles High! a three-star-rating.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
In "Eight Miles High," Uschi Obermaier(Natalia Avelon) is discovered at a disco in Munich by a photographer in 1968. Her mother(Petra Berndt) is… More