Anni Und Jasmin
As a fan of "women love ladies" storylines on international TV shows, you would possibly sometimes wonder if there are some other German shows with lesbian characters and storylines besides Verbotene Liebe, particularly after the cancellation of shows like Hand aufs Herz or Marienhof. Actually, even though there are some supporting characters on various shows who are lesbian or bisexual or have fallen for one more woman a minimum of as soon as, in the case of featuring a outstanding, full-fledged lesbian love story, German TV unfortunately doesn’t have much to supply . Final spring, issues regarded up for some time when a female cop fell for a female emergency physician on the pre-prime-time serial Notruf Hafenkante. But the story arc was ended after only some episodes and never even mentioned again.
However now, there is a new storyline that has been gaining momentum for the last few months and is gradually building a fandom. Last summer time, the character Andrea "Anni" Brehme was added to the long-running soap opera Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten. It was made clear from the very beginning that Anni is a lesbian. For example, in a web-based article concerning the new character, Anni was described as "lesbian, tough, tattooed" - an outline that made me worry that Anni wouldn’t be a lot more than a walking cliché.
Andea "Anni" Brehme, performed by Linda Marlen Runge (Photo: RTL)
Fortunately, Anni’s character turned out to be more complicated than the headline of that article let one assume. Sure, she has a variety of tattoos, and yes, she has a tough demeanor that is annoying at times and has - sadly - led some viewers to see their prejudices confirmed that dykes, basically, are aggressive and unlikeable. But Anni additionally has a softer side, and that side especially seems with regards to her roommate Jasmin.
In basic cleaning soap opera model, Anni and Jasmin didn’t start out as buddies, on the contrary. Whereas Anni obtained along together with her other roommate, Pia, very nicely - a lot in order that they even had a one-night time stand - Anni was annoyed by Jasmin to start with, and vice versa. On the time, Jasmin was married to Kurt, a rock star, and attempting to build a profession in showbiz herself. In short: She did a lot to get media consideration, which anni and jasmin english subtitles
disapproved of and made her think that Jasmin was superficial. Jasmin, however, bought jealous of Anni when Anni and Kurt bonded over their widespread curiosity in music, even though Jasmin oknew all alongside that Anni is a lesbian. Nevertheless, Anni supported Jasmin when she went by a troublesome time after her mother had a stroke and he or she was hassled by the press, they usually became friends.
Sadly, as they began to get along better, Anni additionally started to fall in love with Jasmin. She tried to fight her emotions and denied them when Jasmin started to suspect that one thing was going on. However even though Anni’s emotions for Jasmin had been put to a test more than once, especially by Jasmin’s stupid and desperate attempts to get media consideration, Anni nonetheless couldn’t get her out of her head. When one other one of Jasmin’s plans backfired and Kurt left her, Anni again was there for Jasmin. After Pia’s wedding ceremony, they had been in such a playful temper that Anni couldn’t hold herself back anymore and kissed Jasmin. She also ultimately confessed that she was in love with her.