Desperado City


1h 37m 1981

Brief Synopsis

In the 1980s, lonely desperados wander the streets of Hamburg's St. Pauli district. The trio - the taxi driver Skoda, the hairdresser Liane and ex-prostitute Hilke - are united by their desire to leave everything behind. As their paths cross, there is a brief glimmer of hope, yet the dream of a bett

Film Details

Also Known As
Desperado City Blues
Release Date
1981

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

In the 1980s, lonely desperados wander the streets of Hamburg's St. Pauli district. The trio - the taxi driver Skoda, the hairdresser Liane and ex-prostitute Hilke - are united by their desire to leave everything behind. As their paths cross, there is a brief glimmer of hope, yet the dream of a better life is shattered by an oppressive reality.

Film Details

Also Known As
Desperado City Blues
Release Date
1981

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Camera d'Or for best first feature at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.

Released in United States May 1981

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1981

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 1981.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1981

Released in United States May 1981 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 1981.)