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Having failed to break into professional opera in his native Germany (where, as an usher in West Berlin's Deutsche Oper... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Klaus Nomi ... Himself (archive footage)

Ann Magnuson ... Herself
Gabriele Lafari ... Herself
David McDermott ... Himself
Page Wood ... Himself

Tony Frere ... Himself
Man Parrish ... Himself
Kristian Hoffman ... Himself
Ron Johnsen ... Himself
Kenny Scharf ... Himself
Anthony Scibelli ... Himself
Alan Platt ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adrian ... Himself
Joseph Arias ... Himself
Calvin Churchman ... Himself
Jay Jay French ... Himself
Michael Halsband ... Himself
Janus ... Herself
Pamela Rosenthal ... Herself
Ira Siff ... Himself
Trude Sperber ... Herself (voice)

David Bowie ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jon Cobert ... Himself (Nomi's Band) (uncredited)

Thomas Gottschalk ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Martin Sheen ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Andrew Horn 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Horn 

Produced by
Anne Even .... producer: Arte
Achim Michael Hasenberg .... assistant producer
Andrew Horn .... producer
Thomas Mertens .... producer
Lucía Palacios .... line producer: USA
Annette Pisacane .... producer
Dietmar Post .... line producer: USA
Dietmar Post .... service producer: USA
Original Music by
Richard Barone 
Cinematography by
Mark Daniels 
Film Editing by
Angela Christlieb 
Guido Krajewski 
Eric Schefter 
Art Direction by
Ruth Peyser 
Production Management
Ole Landsjöaasen .... post-production manager
Lucía Palacios .... production manager
Sound Department
Tom Blankenberg .... sound designer
Tilo Busch .... sound re-recording mixer
Music Department
Richard Barone .... music coordinator
Other crew
Pimes Doerfler .... production accountant
Lothar Lambert .... thanks
Michael Schmid-Ospach .... thanks
Dee Snider .... special thanks
Jimmy Somerville .... thanks (as Jimmy Sommerville)

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98 min | Germany:96 min
Color (archive footage) | Black and White
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12 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
The potential of a cult movie, 10 August 2004
Author: Denise Luccioni from Paris

This is a personal vision from a filmmaker who obviously knows what he's talking about when he approaches music, show business and the 70-80s. He succeeds in delivering a film hovering between fiction and documentary, respecting the original character, Klaus Nomi, all along, while offering a personal perspective on the man and his era. Because he interviews actual witnesses of the time, the result is a realistic and phantasmagoria dive into the life and death of a charismatic individual with the destiny of a shooting star. This film has all the potential of a cult movie.

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