Badass Nursing Home Residents Re-Enact Iconic Movie Scenes

Published 10 years ago

This beautiful and witty project held in nursing homes across Germany shows us that having fun has little to do with your age. The retirement community released an entertaining calendar of nursing home residents between 75 and 98 years of age who have reenacted scenes from iconic Hollywood movies. Costumes, wigs and make-up helped transform the models into famous movie stars – from James Dean and Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe and Patrick Swayze.

The “Classics 2014” calendar was created as a gift to nursing home residents, employees and family members. It surely shakes up some of the depressing stereotypes about what it’s like to be retired and living in the nursing home.


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“Breakfast at Tiffany”: Marianne Brunsbach, 86

“Titanic”: Erna Rütt, 86 and Alfred Kelbch, 81

“Blues Brothers”: Margarete Schmidt 77 and Lothar Wischnewski 76

“The Seven Year Itch”: Ingeborg Giolbass, 84 and Erich Endlein, 88

“James Bond”: Wilhelm Buiting, 89

“Saturday Night Fever”: Irmgard Alt, 79 and Siegfried Gallasch, 87

“Rocky”: Erwin J. von der Heiden, 80

“Mary Poppins”: Erna Schenk, 78

“Easy Rider”: Walter Loeser, 98 and Kurt Neuhaus, 90

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