Title 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.
Publication [California] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., [2013]
Distribution [Los Angeles, CA] : Shout! Factory
Copyright date ©2013
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1
Call # DVD MOVIE BAGDAD
System Req DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Note Based on a story by Percy Adlon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Cast 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.
Credits 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.
Summary 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.
Audience Rating: PG.
Subject Germans -- United States -- Drama.
Mojave Desert -- Drama.
Diners (Restaurants) -- Mojave Desert -- Drama.
Female friendship -- Drama.
Diners (Restaurants) (OCoLC)fst00893901
Female friendship. (OCoLC)fst00922609
Germans. (OCoLC)fst00942100
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States -- Mojave Desert. (OCoLC)fst01759349
Genre Comedy films.
Feature films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Addl. Author 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.
Standard # 826663138566

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