26.9. - 5.10.2019

Short Corner Germany 2014 | 95 min | OV | Black & White | FF 2014

Bernd Schoch

Bernd Schoch

Bernd Schoch (*1971) studied at the Karlsruhe University for Arts and Design and works at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. His films Slide Guitar Ride from 2005 and Aber das Wort Hund bellt ja nicht [But the Word Dog Doesn't Bark] from 2011 won several awards.

rated for 0 + years
Documentary: As Helga always says: "Kids, drink in moderation, but frequently." 25 years ago, she took over the bar Kurze Ecke from her late husband. The corner pub has long since ceased to fit in with the polished image of Hamburg's Großneumarkt area. The same can be said of its clientele: workers, ex-seamen and pensioners. Today is General Election day. The film documents events in the bar from 9am until the results are announced. Smoke, drink, debate. Some play dice for washing powder and wurst. Then it's time for the first exit polls, let's just hope the TV works. Kurze Ecke is a reminiscence ahead of its time in a place that won't exist for much longer.
Orig. Title: Kurze Ecke
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
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Section: Kaleidoscope
Director: Bernd Schoch
Cast: Helga Jahnke
Producer: Bernd Schoch
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Kammerflimmer Kollektief
Camera: Karsten Krause
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Cutter: Bernd Schoch
Format: dcp
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