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Black Rider (1993)

Schwarzfahrer (original title)
A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally extracts his revenge.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Senta Moira ...
Old Woman
Paul Outlaw ...
Black Man
Stefan Merki ...
Biker
Klaus Tilsner ...
Controller
Andrea Katzenberger ...
Mother
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Child
Andreas Schmidt ...
Walkman
Mike Traynor ...
Business Man
Gottfried Mischke ...
Business Man
Ursula Schlecht ...
Business Woman
Ali Atmaca ...
Teenager
Zozan Atmaca ...
Teenager
Erjin Sari ...
Teenager
Ursula Trauvetter ...
Teenager
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A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally extracts his revenge.

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4 March 1994 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This short film is inspired from a Norwegian commercial promoting the monthly ticket available from Oslo's public transport system written by Lasse Åberg, a Swedish comedian. Åberg also got inspiration from the urban legend "The Eaten Ticket" that first appeared in Denmark in the 1980's and soon spread to neighboring countries. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Black Man: Is this seat taken?
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Connections

Edited into Short 1: Invention (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

"Keep All the Sunshine (Locked Up)
Written by Paul Outlaw, Rainer Frey and Horst Neff
Performed by Snow Blind Twilight Ferries
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A short about today's Germany with surprises
23 August 2001 | by (Queens, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie has everything I expect in a short. Swiftness, beautiful cinematography, good subject matter, great characters, totally surprise and feel-good ending. One of the surprises is that I only found out what the subject was half way into the film. It's well worth seeing.


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