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BAGDAD CAFÉ | On DVD 13th August

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 ShoppingSalmonberries), 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, ShaneBAGDAD 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.

Certificate:                              12

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

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