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Bagdad Cafe (Bagdad Cafe)

Bagdad Cafe
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Marianne Sägebrecht Marianne Sägebrecht
Jasmin Münchgstettner
CCH Pounder CCH Pounder
Jack Palance Jack Palance
Rudi Cox
Monica Calhoun Monica Calhoun
Darron Flagg Darron Flagg
George Aguilar George Aguilar
G. Smokey Campbell G. Smokey Campbell

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Eleonore Adlon Eleonore Adlon
(screenplay) and
Percy Adlon Percy Adlon


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a film about friendship

10 years, 1 month ago at Apr 27 16:28
At first you’ll be wondering why you’re watching this, because it lingers a lot. But if you give it enough time, you’ll fall in love with the characters and discover a movie about … friendship and more.

The characters create an offbeat, charming film with real emotional depth that avoids becoming overly cutesy.

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Description: Jasmin (Marianne Sägebrecht), a German tourist, has just walked off from her husband at the side of the road in the middle of the Mojave Desert; Brenda (CCH Pounder) has just kicked her husband out of the roadside cafe-motel they operate. When Jasmin arrives at the cafe, the two begin developing a prickly but ultimately rewarding friendship. Many other movies have tried to duplicate Bagdad Cafe's mixture of loose storytelling, off-kilter metaphors, and rich emotions, but most often these imitators leave out the random chaos of life and the awkward pain of change that Bagdad Cafe captures with such a gentle touch. Bagdad Cafe ea ... (more)
Release date: 22 April 1988
UPC: 027616864406
Tags: 1987 (2), DEST (1), Jack Palance (1), Drama (1), CCH Pounder (1), Comedy (1), Marianne Sagebrecht (1), Percy Adlon (1), Cult (1), SnP (1), HQ (1), Sort (1), 80's (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Usa (1), 1980s (1), Strength (1), Love (1), Friendship (1), George Aguilar (1)
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