To mark its 30th anniversary, the charmingly eccentric Indie comedy BAGDAD CAFÉ arrives on DVD, Blu-ray & Digital Download on 13 AUGUST 2018.Boasting stunning 4K restoration quality, complete with brand new extras, this delightful German classic is available to pre-order now: scnl.co/BagdadCafe.
Under the supervision of legendary cult director Percy Adlon (Rosalee Goes Shopping, Salmonberries), the award-winning, international Box Office successBAGDAD CAFÉ celebrates the possibilities of a uniquely harmonious sense of community.
Driving through the Mojave Desert somewhere between Las Vegas and Disneyland, Jasmin (Marianne Sägebrecht) strikes out on her own following a row with her husband. Trudging down the highway, she catches the attention of Brenda (CCH Pounder), the irascible proprietor of the Bagdad Café. So begins a hilarious and touching account of these two women of different cultures, joined together in the middle of desolation in an oasis of friendship.
Also featuring Academy Award® winner Jack Palance (City Slickers, Shane) BAGDAD CAFEì is a timely reminder that cultures can clash and combine in a positive and playful way. An absolute ‘must-own’ for fans of indie cinema, the Oscar-nominated film inspired a hit TV series starring Whoopi Goldberg and is now firmly considered a cult favourite.
DVD Running Time: 104 mins approx.
Blu-ray Running Time: 109 mins approx.
Audio Languages: English & German
Subtitle Languages: English & German HOH Subtitles
NEW – The Trip to Bagdad (24 mins)
Journey deeper into Bagdad with this brand-new featurette, featuring interviews with writer and director Percy Adlon, his wife Eleonore who co-wrote the screenplay, and their granddaughters as they go back to the set of Bagdad Café.
NEW – Bagdad Café: The Story (22 mins)
In an audiobook style, experience the visuals of Bagdad Café narrated by Percy Adlon.
NEW – Restored Trailer
Audio commentary with Percy Adlon and Marianne Sägebrecht