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Forklift Driver Klaus: The First Day on the Job (2000)
"Staplerfahrer Klaus - Der erste Arbeitstag" (original title)

 -  Short | Action | Comedy  -  May 2001 (France)
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Short film depicting a fictional educational film about fork lift truck operational safety. The dangers of unsafe operation are presented in gory details.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Konstantin Graudus ...
Staplerfahrer Klaus
Gustav Adolph Artz ...
Schulungsleiter
Jürgen Kittel ...
Springender Kollege
Sönke Korries ...
Helmut, der abstürzt (as Sönke Korres)
Erik Roßbander ...
Messer-Werner
Till Huster ...
Günther ohne Hände
Dieter Dost ...
Halbierter Herbert
Michael Sombetzki ...
Winkender Kollege
Clarissa Schröter ...
Sekretärin
Jürgen Kobel ...
Kettensägen-Rudi
Tom Müller ...
Wolfgang, der Hiwi
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Kopfhörer-Paul
Dierk Rademacher ...
Klaus ohne Kopf
Karsten Fehe ...
Komparse
Michael Haase ...
Komparse
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Klaus has just passed his driving test for forklifts. But his first day on the job turns out to be the real challenge. Cruel but informative accidents happen. Only few survive the blood shed. A hommage to industrial safety educational films. Written by Anonymous

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safety | forklift | spoof | severed arm | blood | See more »

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German Forklift Video  »

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€90,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Narrator Egon Hoegen is very well known in Germany as the voice of the education series Der 7. Sinn (1966) which gives tips for correct behavior in road traffic. By using this voice at the beginning, it gives the feeling of an authentic safety video for people raised in Germany. See also trivia for Starship Troopers (1997). See more »

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Hilarious - yet educational
4 December 2009 | by (Finland, Pori) – See all my reviews

We watched this on vocational school (logistics line) yesterday and everyone laughed like hell.

We were expecting a boring, typical 70-80's educational video with an old dusty narrator in the background, and that's how it pretty much started. Then, after few gory details what not to do, everyone's interest rose up and most of the class started laughing in tears.

Everything in this video matches up, the music, actors, the setting - every part just makes this a great educational video, which really makes you learn what not to do with a forklift.

I just wish all of 'em videos were like this.


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