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Bagdad cafe / written and produced by Eleonore and Percy Adlon ; directed by Percy Adlon ; screenplay co-writer, Christopher Doherty ; a pelemele FILM GmbH production in co-operation with Pro-Ject Filmproduktion, München, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Hessischer Rundfunk.

Adlon, Percy, 1935- (screenwriter,, film producer,, film director.). Adlon, Eleonore, (screenwriter,, film producer.). Doherty, Christopher, (screenwriter.). Sägebrecht, Marianne, (actor.). Pounder, C. C. H., (actor.). Palance, Jack, 1919-2006 (actor.). Kaufmann, Christine, 1945-2017 (actor.). Calhoun, Monica, (actor.). Flagg, Darron, (actor.). Stadlbauer, Hans, 1945- (actor.). Campbell, G. Smokey, (actor.). Craig, Alan S., (actor.). Apesanahkwat, (actor.). Heinl, Bernd, (director of photography.). Herzner, Norbert, (editor of moving image work.). Capra, Bernt, (art director.). DiSanto, Byrnadette, (set designer.). Batz, Regine, (costume designer.). Nankin, Elizabeth Warner, (costume designer.). Telson, Bob, (composer (expression)). Steele, Jevetta, (singer.). PeleMele Film GmbH, (production company.). Pro-ject Film, (production company.). Bayerischer Rundfunk, (production company.). Hessischer Rundfunk, (production company.). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, (production company.). Shout! Factory (Firm), (film distributor.). Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann, George Aquilar, Monica Calhoun, Darron Flagg, Baby Ashley, Hans Stadlbauer, G.Smokey Campbell, Alan S. Craig, Apesanahkwat, Ronald Lee Jarvis, Mark Daneri, Ray Young, Gary Lee Davis. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [California] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., 2013.
  • Distributor: [Los Angeles, California] : Shout! Factory, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen (1.66:1).
Based on a story by Percy Adlon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Bernd Heinl ; editor, Norbert Herzner ; art director, Berndt Amadeus Capra ; set decorator, Byrnadette Di Santo ; costume designer, Regine Batz, Elizabeth Warner ; music by Bob Telson ; "Calling you" song by Jevetta Steele.
Participant or Performer Note:
Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann, George Aquilar, Monica Calhoun, Darron Flagg, Baby Ashley, Hans Stadlbauer, G.Smokey Campbell, Alan S. Craig, Apesanahkwat, Ronald Lee Jarvis, Mark Daneri, Ray Young, Gary Lee Davis.
Summary, etc.:
A mysterious German woman named Jasmin comes across a dilapidated motel and diner in the American desert. The diner's owner, Brenda, is initially taken aback by Jasmin's appearance and demeanor; but eventually the women find that there is a chemistry between them. Gradually, by using their unique individual skills, Jasmin and Brenda turn the once-fledgling diner into a thriving desert oasis.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Subject: Germans > United States > Drama.
Diners (Restaurants) > Mojave Desert > Drama.
Female friendship > Drama.
Diners (Restaurants)
Female friendship.
Germans.
Mojave Desert > Drama.
United States.
United States > Mojave Desert.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
DVD-Video discs.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Drama.