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Senta Moira ... Old Woman
Paul Outlaw ... Black Man
Stefan Merki ... Biker
Klaus Tilsner ... Controller
Andrea Katzenberger ... Mother

Mark Tiedemann ... 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

Directed by
Pepe Danquart 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Pepe Danquart  writer

Produced by
Albert Kitzler .... producer
Original Music by
Michel Seigner 
Cinematography by
Ciro Cappellari 
Film Editing by
Mona Bräuer  (as Simone Bräuer)
Costume Design by
Yasmin Ramadan 
Makeup Department
Urte Schaaf .... makeup artist
Production Management
Käte Caspar .... production manager (as Käte Ehrmann)
Sándor Söth .... production manager
Thomas Winkelkotte .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anka Schmid .... assistant director
Sound Department
Ed Cantu .... sound
Martin Steyer .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Thomas Kutschker .... clapper loader
André Pinkus .... gaffer
André Pinkus .... grip
Janucz Reichenbach .... assistant camera
Transportation Department
Torsten Königs .... production driver
Other crew
Eva Gensheimer .... production assistant
Evelyn Hopf .... caterer

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Also Known As:
"Schwarzfahrer" - Germany (original title)
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12 min
Aspect Ratio:
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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 »
[first lines]
Black Man:Is this seat taken?
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
It turns on an interest to watching short films again., 8 January 2008
Author: loveforhuman from United States Portland Or

As a producer, director, and writer I tend to watch things the first time without attaching my expert cynicisms. I leave that for the second viewing. This film deserves a watch, and a purchase to your permanent collection of short films.

And if your new to shorts this will set your benchmark very high for quality of story; which makes up for about 95% of a films quality, especially for the lack of originality the industry suffers from.

Finally, the production quality in the very first shot is very deceptive in that it requires patience for researchers of the art and craft such as myself.

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