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Carbide and Sorrel: DEFA Collection

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

DVD Format



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Synopsis

A Film by Frank Beyer

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).

“One of the best German film comedies!”
- THE OXFORD HISTORY OF WORLD CINEMA

“An uproarious odyssey full of hijinks and misadventure!”
- THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

DVD Special Features
Trace of Memories – A Portrait of Frank Beyer • Short Film: News from the West • Original Theatrical Trailer • Photo Gallery • Critical Essay • Biographies & Filmographies

Links

Read That Was the Wild East: Film Culture, Unification, and the "New" Germany by Leonie Naughton




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