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Self-Service

Federal Republic of Germany, 1984 (MIFF 1985)

Director: Michael Muschner

One can, if one has an appetite, eat a bowl of pea soup, and a sausage. One can, if one has an appetite for a really sad, funny, everyday story, watch how an old lady has an appetite for a bowl of pea soup, and a sausage. One does have to be prepared for a crazy story, for a dispute between two people, a dispute whose real cause is so simple that both protagonists overlook it.

- Berlin Film Festival programme

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