Beam me up, Scotty! (1996)

BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY! is a movie about typical life-stories of German musicians with the example of the band of the same name. The 35mm Dolby SR film shows the ups and downs of the band in ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Steve Lem

Writer:

Steve Lem

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Cast

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Ditmar Schobel-Gundhardt Ditmar Schobel-Gundhardt ... Brillo
Norbert Beßer Norbert Beßer ... Nöppes
Jochen Zander Jochen Zander ... Guitarman
Pat McCabe Pat McCabe ... McIreland
Stefan Oelschlaeger Stefan Oelschlaeger ... Kaiser
Oliver Hotes Oliver Hotes ... Foxi
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BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY! is a movie about typical life-stories of German musicians with the example of the band of the same name. The 35mm Dolby SR film shows the ups and downs of the band in dramatic and tragicomic scenes

From 1986 to 1992 the six musicians played so-called Independent Music meaning that they were autonomous and not under control by the big commercial record labels. The music takes us from the late phases of melodic punk rock to exhilarating "indie-rap"!

Songs played in the rehearsal room and at f our gigs in Krefeld, Hamburg and Berlin were recorded in "Dolby Stereo SR" to blow the roof o the cinema. "Get lost in music! And we only hope that the plaster doe not come down....

Exactly what is Independent Music? How do musicians live? Why don' they have electricity in the rehearsal room? Why are they able to receive "Radio Moscow" on their active bass speaker and are banned fro playing live? Why is a vocalist sent to prison for contempt?

At night the band walks through ...

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

26 April 1996 (Germany) See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Dream Factory Hamburg See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (monochrome colors)
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