CM&C:LXXIII Out of Rosenheim

Out of Rosenheim. Percy Adlon. 1987. ★★★★★☆

This is such a lovely movie.  I loved it when I saw it 20 years ago, and I loved it even more this time.

Percy Adlon is a pretty unique director.  I tried shopping for his early movies earlier this year, and they’re all basically just available in Germany.  In German.  This DVD had one subtitle (in German) and two audio tracks: in German and in … wait for it… “Bavarisch-amerikanisch”.  The latter was mostly in English, so it was no problem.

I do know some German, but following a movie in German is beyond me. I watched Zuckerbaby (fantastic) in February, and I had a German-speaking friend do the translations.  But why on Earth wouldn’t you just slap English subtitles on all DVDs you release?  I mean, there’s a world out there, Germany!  Geez!!!

Frosty Lemon Martini: 😃

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