The For Jojo cast features Caro Cult, Nina Gummich and Steven Sowah. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Barbara Ott’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
For Jojo explores the friendship between two women from Berlin. When the title character decides to marry an islander, her best friend Paula tries to sabotage the relationship. The narrative examine the motivations of the female protagonists, and why one of them is afraid of the unknown. Here’s every main performer and character in For Jojo.
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For Jojo Cast: Caro Cult as Paula
Character Profile: A former law student from Berlin. She gets upset after learning that her best friend plans to marry and move away. Paula is afraid of change and the unknown.
Cult’s Resume: Aura in High Society (2017), Vera Lohmann in Babylon Berlin (2019-20), Lotta von Fürstenberg in Biohackers (2020-21), Jule Gajewski in Tatort (2020), Ricky in Nightlife (2020)
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For Jojo Cast: Nina Gummich as Jojo
Character Profile: Paula’s best friend. She falls in love with a German acquaintance during a vacation to Tulum. Jojo thinks about her mother’s suicide and worries about secrets from the past affecting her relationship.
Gummich’s Resume: Silke in Die Wölfe (2009), Marla Westphal in Allein unter Schülern (2009), Hilton Waitress in Bridge of Spies (2015), Janine in Beat (2018), Dr. Ella Wendt in Charité (2021)
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For Jojo Cast: Steven Sowah as Daniel
Character Profile: Jojo’s fiancée. He is an islander who inherits (and sells) a farm. Daniel plans to marry Jojo but doesn’t reveal the truth about his previous relationship.
Sowah’s Resume: Isak in Panda III (2016), Guy in Lilou Couleur (2017), Charité in Never Too Late for Justice (2018-19)
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For Jojo Cast: Louis Nitsche as Janosch
Character Profile: Daniel’s cousin. He develops a sexual relationship with Paula. Janosch’s uncle is a surfing pioneer.
Nitsche’s Resume: Markus Dahl in In aller Freundschaft – Die jungen Ärzte (2018), Basti in Hit and Run (2018), Ferdy in Isi & Ossi (2020), Chriss in Ivie wie Ivie (2021), Ben in The Four of Us (2021)
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The For Jojo cast also includes Anne Zander (Tatort, Blue Window), Tristan Lopez, Pascal Houdus, Iskander Madjitov and Tom Lass (Kaptn Oskar, Blind & Ugly).
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