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Staplerfahrer Klaus - Der erste Arbeitstag
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Writers:
Jörg Wagner (written by) &
Stefan Prehn (written by)
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Release Date:
May 2001 (France) See more »
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Plot:
Short film depicting a fictional educational film about fork lift truck operational safety. The dangers of unsafe operation are presented in gory details. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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

Douglas Welbat ... Kopfhörer-Paul
Dierk Rademacher ... Klaus ohne Kopf
Karsten Fehe ... Komparse
Michael Haase ... Komparse
Daniel Haude ... Komparse
Oliver Koell ... Komparse
André Kuhl ... Komparse
Jim Lacy ... Komparse
Markus Macioszek ... Komparse
Christian Pötschke ... Komparse
Lukas Scheper ... Komparse
Egon Hoegen ... Narrator (voice)

Directed by
Stefan Prehn 
Jörg Wagner 
 
Writing credits
Jörg Wagner (written by) &
Stefan Prehn (written by)

Produced by
Michael Sombetzki .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Matthias Lehmann 
 
Film Editing by
Andrea Stabenow 
 
Production Design by
Thorwald Kiefel-Kuhls  (as Thorwald Kiefel)
 
Set Decoration by
Maren Eich 
 
Costume Design by
Patricia Rola 
Ute Spangenberg 
Anja Vesterling 
 
Makeup Department
Jeanette Naghib .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michael Sombetzki .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Patrick Orth .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Udo A. Engel .... matte painter
Jörn Staeger .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Rasmus Borowski .... sound editor
Richard Borowski .... sound re-recording mixer
Andreas Drewling .... sound editor
Sascha Heiny .... sound editor
Jochen Klux .... sound editor (as Jochen Kux)
Steffen Rose .... sound editor
Ronny Schmidt .... production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Dirk Gerbode .... special effects technician (as Doug Gerbode)
Christian Lau .... special effects technician
André Orbahn .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Josh Haggerty .... stunts
Sönke Korries .... stunts (as Sönke Korres)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Christoph Chassée .... camera operator: "b" camera
Christian Diaz .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Giuseppe Gagliano .... electrician
Stefan Lindenau .... assistant camera
Jürgen Ruge .... grip
Till Sadlowsky .... gaffer (as Till Sadlowski)
Götz Schmidt zu Nedde .... electrician
Henning Weichert .... grip
Melanie Zwiehoff .... still photographer
 
Animation Department
Daniel Haude .... animator
Jim Lacy .... animator
 
Other crew
Bülent Akgün .... production runner
Daniel Haude .... title designer
Jim Lacy .... title designer
Pauline M'Barek .... script supervisor
Linda Matern .... production assistant
Kirsten Paetz .... caterer
Christian Pötschke .... consultant
Dierk Rademacher .... location liaison
Ulrike Rondholz .... production runner
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Staplerfahrer Klaus - Der erste Arbeitstag" - Germany (original title)
"German Forklift Video" - USA (informal English title)
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10 min
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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 »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Women's Day (2012)See more »

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27 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Eww!, 31 October 2003
Author: OllieZ from Wolves, England

At first I thought I was watching one of those cheesy 70's documentaries which used bore us all at school, with its boring educational information. However, this short film starts to get extremely gory, and does it with such ease, as the blood and guts blend in easily, all of which should be taken tongue in cheek. The delivery of the actors is great, seeing their surprised and shocked faces after being impaled, or sliced in half by a metal sheet. By all means see this short film, it's a dark comedy, with lashings of evil dead style gore, to make it something fresh for our viewing pleasure.

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