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Bagdad Cafe (1988)



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1 out of 10 Brutal Cafe
William from Dublin, 17 Sep 2007
A film about nothing in the middle of nowhere. If you can tolerate the main character shouting and complaining for the first three quarters of it then the last quarter is vaguely entertaining. A few token arthouse shots, but overall I'd have to say outhouse.
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3 out of 10 Nice.
Ciaran from Dublin, 30 May 2008
A nice movie experience is to be had here with this low key, character based movie. Surely not for everyone as the other reviews show, this will be the type of drama that some will enjoy very much. Try it out if you feel like something a little different.
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5 out of 10 heartening
Monica from Dublin, 26 Apr 2007
It's a movie that puts you on a good mood and you have more optimistic vision of your future life, especially if you come from a freshly ended relationship.
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0 out of 10 Bagdad Cafe
annemarie from Sligo, 11 Mar 2008
i found this film very difficult to concentrate on. Im sure I just didnt get it. Iv no idea what was going on. Worst movie I watched this year.
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5 out of 10 Bagdad Cafe is a must see!
Eoin from Cork, 04 Sep 2008
Loved it, Not a rip roaring epic, but a great little film with a superb cast. Nothing like your usual Hollywood tosh. Highly enjoyable
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German writer-director Percy Adlon makes a "remarkable" (Boxoffice) American debut with his "charming" (Vogue) Bagdad Café starring CCH Pounder (Face/Off) and Jack Palance (City Slickers). Injecting his bold and unique style into a sweet story about the common threads that connect disparate people, Adlon succeeds in creating a cinematic jewel that is both "hilarious and touching" (Los Angeles Times). Drawn to a pair of lights in the barren American desert sky, a mysterious...

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