- 1 DVD (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- Deibel, Rosemarie.Horschig, Wilhelmine.Körner, Jens.Krause, Horst.Müller, Karl-Fred.Niemeier, Oliver.Riedel, Thomas.Schorr, Michael.Warmbrunn, Harald.
- Corporate Author
- Filmkombinat Nordost GmbH.Paramount Classics (Firm)Paramount Pictures Corporation.
- Cast: Horst Krause, Harald Warmbrunn, Karl-Fred Müller, Rosemarie Deibel, Wilhelmine Horschig, Anne V. Angelle.Credits: Director of photography, Axel Schneppat ; editor, Tina Hillmann ; music, Thomas Wittenbecher ; costume designer, Constanze Hagedorn ; production designer, Natascha E. Tagwerk.German and English dialogue, English subtitles.Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.Special features: Audio commentary (in German with English subtitles) by writer/director Michael Schorr.Summary: Schultze is a recently retired miner who, like his father before him, entertains polka audiences with his accordion. When he discovers the fiery energy of Zydeco music on his radio, the rigid monotony of his daily routine takes a spicy turn. Schultze learns to play his accordion with a new snap and style. His new-found fascination ultimately leads him on a life-changing journey to the Louisiana delta.