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Deadlock

GER 1970, 85 min

Klick’s psychedelic endgame in noman’s land. DEADLOCK is a dark, nihilistic tale of greed, corruption and codes of honor. A chamber play of Beckettian proportions.

 

Synopsis

A young man, Kid, stumbles through the Mexican Sierra, shot and half bled to death, carrying a suitcase containing the loot from a bank robbery. Passing out from heat and blood loss, he is found by Charles Dump, a former gold miner living on the outskirts of ghost town Deadlock. As Dump realizes what’s in the suitcase, he tries to come up with a plan to get rid of its owner. As they are joined by Kid’s partner in crime, the sadistic killer Sunshine, the conflict triangle is perfect. Soon it’s everyone for himself in a violent endgame under the glistening sun where only one can walk away with the suitcase.

Streaming-Info

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Language: German

Credits

Director and Screenplay
Roland Klick
With
Mario Adorf, Anthony Dawson, Marquard Bohm, Mascha Elm Rabben, Sigurd Fitzek, Betty Segal
Director of Photography
Robert van Ackeren
Camera Assistant
Dieter Milster
Editor
Jane Sperr
Music
CAN
Production Design
Kuly Sander
Props
Walter Mayr
Make-up Artist
Heinz Auditor
Sound
Jürgen Koppers
Foley
Hans Walter Kramski, Karl-Heinz Reiber
Sound Mixer
Hans-Dieter Schwarz
Assistenz Director
Stefan Abendroth
Location Manager
Jakob Hameiri
Production Manager
Dieter Schönemann
Producer
Roland Klick
Produced by
Roland Klick Filmproduktion
Theatrical Release
15.10.1970

DVD-Details

Extras
CAN Soundtrack, Interview with Roland Klick (1997, 8 min), Documentary DIE CHANCE about the casting of the leading actress (45 min), Original Theatrical Trailer, Portrait about Roland Klick by Peter W.Jansen (1985, 13 min), Audio commentary by Roland Klick and Ulrich von Berg
Language
German and English original Version
Length
88 min + 66 min Extras
Country Code
Code-free
System
PAL / Color
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound Format
DD 2.0
Content
Softbox (Set Content: 1)
Release Date
06.03.2009
Rating
From 16 Years

Distribution Details

Screening Format
DCP (2K, 25 fps, 5.1)
Blu-ray Disc
35 mm (contact Deutsche Kinemathek)
Aspect Ratio
35mm (1:1,66), Widescreen
Language
German and English original Version
Promotion Material
A1-Poster
License Area
Worldwide
Rating
From 16 Years