In July (Im Juli)
In July (Im Juli) (2001)

A man who has never been lucky in love thinks his fortune may have changed, only to find his life becoming all the more complicated in this nomadic romantic comedy. Daniel (Moritz Blebitreu) is a shy schoolteacher who is often unsure around… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 4, 2001
DVD Release Date: June 8, 2004
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A charmingly fresh romantic comedy/road movie.

Vic Vogler
Denver Post

The journey's the thing, and nearly every kilometer of it holds adventure, charm and laughter.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A small but charming romance.

Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Bleibtreu's almost too-innocent shy guy works, and his wider familiarity will help sell the adventure, but it's his co-star who gives us the emotional mileage of the drive.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

[A] sweet little crowd-pleaser.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Feels surprisingly fresh.

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Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

None of this is the least bit believable, but all is told with a light touch and good humor and the characters are quirky enough that you can't help enjoying the ride.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

Instead of avoiding the genre's conventions, the effervescent German film revels in them, resulting in a picture so infectious it almost seems original.

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Who would have thought a German comedy could be light, charming and devoid of intellectual snobbery?

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Kevin John Bozelka
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

We've been to this place many times before, folks: An overly fastidious, brainy male gets led through a series of zany adventures by a free-spirited female, and the moral of the story is to not live life so cautiously.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Tsubaki Sanjuro
If only things were that simple in real life.
Daisy Maduro
Im July was the 3rd movie I saw from this Turkish German director,Fatih Akin. I must say the two other ones was bit depressing but Im July was fresh, funny and… More
Chris Weber
Another great foreign film that I'd watch over (almost) any domestic film any day. Good performances, witty and quirky dialogue, and well-timed direction… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"In July" starts out with Daniel(Moritz Bleibtreu) having a good deal of trouble getting a ride out of a man in the middle of… More