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Carbide and Sorrel: DEFA Collection
A film by Frank Beyer

80 minutes, b/w, German w/ English subtitles, 1963


Regular Price: $24.95
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Synopsis

A hilarious and rare classic of German cinema, Carbide and Sorrel is a road trip adventure set in the last days of World War II. In a brilliant performance, Erwin Geschonneck plays Kalle, a non-smoking cigarette factory worker who dogged by every possible mishap must travel hundreds of miles without a truck to get a load of carbide back to Dresden, where his chain-smoking co-workers can use them to weld their ruined factory back together.

Directed by Frank Beyer (Jacob the Liar, Naked Among Wolves).


Reviews

"One of the best German film comedies." - The Oxford History of Wolrd Cinema

"An uproarious odyssey full of hijinks and misadventure." - The Museum of Modern Art


Disc Features

●  Trace of Memories: A Portrait of Frank Beyer
●  Short Film: News from the West
●  Photo Gallery
●  Critical Essay
●  Biographies & Filmographies


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