MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,513 this week

Supermarkt (1974)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 171 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 6 critic

18-year old Willi is living on the street - there are no goals in his life. There, he meets several people, helping but also cheating him. When he finally meets Monica, he realizes that ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 702 titles
created 10 Mar 2012
 
a list of 1231 titles
created 08 Mar 2013
 
see
a list of 480 titles
created 10 months ago
 
list image
a list of 204 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 113 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Supermarkt (1974)

Supermarkt (1974) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Supermarkt.
2 wins. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Charly Wierczejewski ...
Willi
Eva Mattes ...
Monika
Michael Degen ...
Frank
Walter Kohut ...
Theo
Hans-Michael Rehberg ...
Homosexueller
Eva Schukardt ...
Anna
Rudolf Brand ...
Geisel
Witta Pohl ...
Frau der Geisel
Ferdinand Henning ...
Peter
Tilo Weber ...
Kommissar
Alfred Edel ...
Chefredakteur
Hans Irle ...
Polizist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Bertram
Paul Burian ...
Sozialarbeiter
Karl Walter Diess
Edit

Storyline

18-year old Willi is living on the street - there are no goals in his life. There, he meets several people, helping but also cheating him. When he finally meets Monica, he realizes that there are people out there whose lives are even more desperate than his. So he's trying to help her (and him) by planning a great robbery on a supermarket's money transporter. Written by Krazykool_Kat <krazykool_kat@gmx.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 December 1976 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Supermarkt  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A hard and realistic German street drama.
24 January 2002 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

It was the seventies in West Germany, when the national film industry was nearly completely down. Cinema releases were nearly all produced by a handful of arty-farty 1968-intellectuals who produced and directed boring, unrealistic and completely useless movies (except for some really dull commercial soft sex flicks like the successful "Schulmaedchenreport" series and its slick rip-offs).

In reaction to this situation, some young directors started making films that became famous as the "kleine dreckige Filme" ("small dirty movies") - mainly realistic crime movies and street dramas with topics on terrorism, growing-up, violence, becoming criminal, social criticism and drug abuse, but with a more thrilling edge.

Next to Wolfgang Petersen (who later became a big director with "The Boat", "Outbreak" and "Airforce One") and Hark Bohm, Roland Klick was one of the most promising German directors to make films like that. "Supermarket" (1973) is a very good example - it shows us the story of a young Hamburg criminal who can't bear social security and an all-day working life and tries to escape by robbing a mall together with an alcohol-addicted gangster.

The whole movie is thrilling, but also very depressing - the settings are dirty and mainly show us empty houses, ruins, dark back streets and the illuminated city nights of the Hamburg Reeperbahn. The main actors look really ugly, and the whole atmosphere is very nihilistic - there hardly seems to be a possible way out of this cycle of crime and violence.

The theme song is about suicide and sounds a bit like Robbie Williams' "Angel", and the incidental music was written by "Deutschrockstar" Udo Lindenberg. If you want to take a look at German society in the seventies, check out this dirty little diamond!


9 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Supermarkt (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?