Sweep it up, swig it down

Title:
Sweep it up, Swig it down
Country:
Deutschland
Format:
Super 16 mm-blow up 35mm, Digi Beta, DVD
Version:
Deutsche Fassung
Subtitles:
englische Untertitel
Director:
Gerd Kroske
Camera:
Dieter Chill
Editing:
Karin-Gerda Schöning
Editor:
Brigitta Lange
Production:
realistfilm
Co-Production:
ZDF 3sat
Support:
Kulturelle Filmförderun Sachsen,Stiftung Kulturfonds Berlin
Distributor:
realistfilm
Worldsales:
realistfilm
Website:

Gabi, Stefan and Henry used to work as street-sweepers for the city of Leipzig.
I made a Film about it in 1990. A ruin is all that is left of the Municipal Street Cleaning Base of that time and the city Leipzig is moving after the reunion. The noise of air hammers are everywhere. Nowadays their daily routine has become fragile between social welfare office, pub, and their homes. There is always a remainder, something that doesn´t work out even…

Awards:
Yamagata International Filmfestival/Japan 1999:

»Runner Up Prize« International Jury

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