Rent People on Sunday (1929)

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1h 13min
Rent People on Sunday (aka Menschen am Sonntag) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
In this vivid snapshot of Weimar life, a group of young Berliners enjoy a typical lazy Sunday, including a trip to the city's suburban lakes. Flirtations, rivalries and petty jealousies ensure as they all try to wring the last from their weekend even while Monday and the weekly routine loom.
Actors:
Erwin Splettstößer, Brigitte Borchert, Wolfgang von Waltershausen, Christl Ehlers, Annie Schreyer, , , ,
Directors:
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Producers:
Seymour Nebenzal, Edgar G. Ulmer
Writers:
Curt Siodmak, Billy Wilder
Aka:
Menschen am Sonntag
Studio:
BFI Video
Genres:
Classics, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Romance
Countries:
Germany, Classics, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Romance
BBFC:
Release Date:
25/04/2009
Run Time:
73 minutes
Languages:
Silent
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • This Year - London (UK, 1951), a 25-minute film which follows the adventures of a Leicester-based shoe factory staff on their annual holliday outing
  • Filmmakers' biographies,
BBFC:
Release Date:
17/06/2019
Run Time:
75 minutes
Languages:
German, Silent
Subtitles:
English
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Two vibrant scores by leading Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin and the experimental Icelandic group mum
  • Weekend am Wannsee (Weekend at the Wannsee, 2000, 31 mins): Gerald Koll's documentary about People on Sunday, featuring interviews with star Brigitte Borchert and writer Curt Siodmak Eine Fahrt durch Berlin (A Trip Through Berlin, 1910, 6 mins): a ride through the streets of Berlin, from the bustling Friedrichstrase and Leipziger Strase to the city seen from the Spree
  • Beside the Seaside (1935, 23 mins): Marion Grierson's beguiling picture of the British seaside, with a commentary written by WH Auden
  • This Year-London (1951, 28 mins): documentary by John Krish following the adventures of Leicester factory workers on their staff outing to London
  • Newly commissioned commentary by Adrian Martin (2019, 75 mins)

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