26.9. - 5.10.2019

Die Küche German Democratic Republic 1986 | 42 min | OV | Black & White | FF 2014

Jürgen Böttcher

Jürgen Böttcher (*1931) was one of the great artists of the GDR, both as documentary film-maker and as a painter working under the pseudonym Strawalde. In 2006, he was awarded the Berlinale Camera.

rated for 0 + years
Documentary: Observations in the canteen kitchen at the Neptun Shipyard in Rostock, without interviews or commentary. The workers skillfully handle the heavy cauldrons: laughter, heat, steam and snatches of dialogue.

Die Küche and Rangierer run as double feature.

Orig. Title: Die Küche
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language:
Section: GDR Deluxe
Director: Jürgen Böttcher
Screenplay: Ulrich Eifler
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Henner Golz, Eberhard Pfaff
Camera: Thomas Plenert
Set Designer:
Cutter: Gudrun Plenert
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Deutsche Kinemathek
World Sales: Deutsche Kinemathek, DEFA Film Library (USA)
Production: DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
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