Carbide & Sorrel
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Carbide & Sorrel
The once "lost" German feature Carbide and Sorrel, co-written by Hans Oliva and Frank Beyer and directed by Beyer, eventually surfaced in American repertory cinemas through the restoration efforts of First Run Features and the DEFA film library at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. A road comedy set in the summer of 1945 during the post-WWII Axis reconstruction, Carbide is a kind of a revisionist comic variation on Henri-Georges Clouzot's Wages of Fear. Cigarette plant employee Karl "Kalle" Bluecher (Erwin Geschonneck) totes several barrels of carbide -- without a… More

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"[A] dark undercurrent gives the comedy a subtle bite that sneaks up on you."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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