Bagdad Cafe


1h 35m 1987

Brief Synopsis

A German woman, abandoned by her husband while traveling in the Nevada desert, forms an unlikely alliance with a black American woman.

Film Details

Also Known As
Out of Rosenheim
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Island Pictures/New Yorker Films
Location
Mojave Desert, California, USA; Daggett, California, USA; Barstow, California, USA; Newberry Springs, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

A German woman, abandoned by her husband while traveling in the Nevada desert, forms an unlikely alliance with a black American woman.

Crew

Eleonore Adlon

Producer

Eleonore Adlon

Screenplay

Eleonore Adlon

Line Producer

Felix Adlon

Assistant Camera Operator

Percy Adlon

Screenplay

Percy Adlon

From Story

Percy Adlon

Producer

Aram Allen

Carpenter

Manfred Arpter

Sound Mixer

Johann Sebastian Bach

Music

Christian Bachet

Foreman

Rick Barham

Electrician

Regine Batz

Costume Designer

Dieter Bockmeier

Key Grip

Lee Breuer

Theme Lyrics

Robert Campbell

Other

Bernt Capra

Art Director

Bastian Cleve

Unit Production Manager

Doug Connett

Other

Bill Davis

Assistant

Byrnadette Disanto

Set Decorator

Christopher Doherty

Interpreter

Christopher Doherty

Screenplay

Jerold Franks

Casting

William Galison

Music

Bernd Heinl

Director Of Photography

Norbert Herzner

Editor

Robert Hickson

Other

Heiko Hinderks

Sound

Helenka Hummel

Assistant Director

Peter Iovino

Photography

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

Jerry Kaplan

Assistant

Wolfram Kratz

Gaffer

Walter Kruska

Advisor

George Lakes

Auditor

Thomas Lechner

Assistant Camera Operator

Abby Logan

Other

Evelyn Lukas

Assistant Editor

Elizabeth Moseley

Assistant

Carl Mou

Assistant

Cherie Myers

Assistant

Tiberio Nascimento

Music

Olle Olausson

Property Master

Al Onorato

Casting

Martin Peglau

Boom Operator

Marc Pickett

Assistant Director

Gabriele Rettermayer

Post-Production Accountant

Cynthia Rolfe

Script Supervisor

Lalarry Smith

Production Assistant

Jevetta Steele

Song Performer

Jearlyn Steele-battle

Song Performer

Rich Stock

Assistant

Bob Telson

Music

Bob Telson

Song

Inge Topp

Other

Harold Voit

Other

Randy Wanner

Assistant

Liz Warner

Costume Designer

John Wells

Assistant

Llewellyn Wells

Unit Production Manager

Tommy Joe White

Song Performer

Lizabeth Williamson

Makeup

Robert Woltman

Assistant

Gerd Zimmermann

Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Out of Rosenheim
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Island Pictures/New Yorker Films
Location
Mojave Desert, California, USA; Daggett, California, USA; Barstow, California, USA; Newberry Springs, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Award Nominations

Best Song

1987

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1988

Released in United States March 27, 1988

Released in United States May 4, 1988

Released in United States November 1987

Released in United States on Video December 14, 1988

Released in United States Spring April 22, 1988

Shown at Rio de Janeiro Film Festival November 1987.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival March 27, 1988.

Shown at Washington DC International Film Festival April 20- May 1, 1988.

Began shooting March 16, 1987.

Completed shooting April 16, 1987.

Re-released in Paris July 24, 1991.

Released in United States 1988 (Shown at Washington DC International Film Festival April 20- May 1, 1988.)

Released in United States March 27, 1988 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival March 27, 1988.)

Released in United States Spring April 22, 1988

Released in United States May 4, 1988 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States November 1987 (Shown at Rio de Janeiro Film Festival November 1987.)

Released in United States on Video December 14, 1988