Bagdad Cafe


Friday, 20 September 2013: Bagdad Cafe

Friday, 20 September 2013, 20:00

Venue: Forest Row Village Hall (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Forest Row Film Society

Director: Percy Adlon, Germany/USA 1987, 95 mins, 12

“A radiant, oddball comedy-drama about the relationship that develops between a fat Bavarian tourist, an irritable black truckstop owner, and a weirdo artist” Time Out
After a quarrel with her husband in the middle of Mojave Desert, Bavarian tourist Jasmin gathers her luggage and stalks off. She checks into a run-down truck stop motel owned by a tough black mother of several teenaged children. Slowly they become friends and transform their “Bagdad Café” into an entertaining, successful place.

Further reading

  1. Time Out
  2. Roger Ebert
  3. Washington Post