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Title Bagdad cafe [videorecording] / 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 Info. [California] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
[Los Angeles, CA] : Shout! Factory, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    BAG    Staff Reported Missing
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language English dialogue.
Cast Marianne Sagebrecht, 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.
Note Based on a story by Percy Adlon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
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.
Subject Germans -- United States -- Drama.
Mojave Desert -- Drama.
Diners (Restaurants) -- Mojave Desert -- Drama.
Female friendship -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Added Author Adlon, Percy, 1935- screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Adlon, Eleonore, screenwriter, film producer.
Doherty, Christopher, screenwriter.
Sagebrecht, 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 No. 826663138566
Music No. SF13856 Shout! Factory

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