Actors: Frank Ripploh, Bernd Broaderup, Orpha Termin
Director: Frank Ripploh
From Gay Essential
German native Frank Ripploh directs and stars in his 1980 feature Taxi Zum Klo, which follows the public and domestic life of a gay schoolteacher residing in West Berlin in the eighties. Frank Ripploh stars as the eponymous protagonist, along with Bernd Broaderup as Bernd, Orpha Termin, and Hans-Gerd Mehrtens as the Leather Boy.
“Touching portrait of a German homosexual schoolteacher and his circle of friends and lovers.”
— The New York Times
“Ripploh reveals himself fearlessly”
— Roger Ebert
“It is a film that was light-years ahead of its time; even now it is hard to imagine Hollywood financing such a project.”
— New York Cool
- Format: PAL
- Language: German
- Subtitles: English
- Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe)
- Number of discs: 1
- Classification: 18
- Studio: Peccadillo Pictures
- DVD Release Date: 23 May 2011
- Run Time: 83 minutes
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