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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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Awards:
6 wins See more »
User Reviews:
This absolutely rocks! See more (18 total) »

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)
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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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Runtime:
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 »
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Featured in Women's Day (2012)See more »

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16 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
This absolutely rocks!, 20 May 2005
Author: sailorddrn from Manchester, England.

A couple of weeks ago I saw this film as part of my forklift truck training. I thought it was going to suck when it first started up and the cheesy music came on but before I knew it, there were limbs and blood flying everywhere!

It's really really gory. But sort of 'Troma' gory, if you've seen Toxic Avenger or Terror Firmer, you'll know what I'm talking about.

The whole film is just a non-stop killing-fest. People being skewered on the forks, hands being severed, a knife jamming into someone's head and some guy getting cut in half by a sheet of metal. All makes for a VERY entertaining film.

But this is DEFINITELY NOT for people with weak stomachs!

But if you love your gore, I say what are you waiting for? SEE IT! Even if it is only 10 minutes long...!

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