Monolog for a Taxi Driver
(Monolog für einen Taxifahrer)
|Hoffmann, Adolf Peter|
An East Berlin taxi driver’s shift on Christmas Eve turns into a self-reflection on life, society, and his strained relationship with his wife.
This short film, written for GDR television by Günter Kunert, was banned for its modernistic style and its negative presentation of socialist ideas.
The inclusion of this film in our 2015 Summer Film Institute is courtesy of Günter Kunert.
This film is available for purchase as a special feature on the DVD of Spring Takes Time.