Skip to main content

Ribb's Motorcycle

West Germany, 1973 (MIFF 1974)

Director: Karin Thome

A boy has a motorcycle and a girlfriend. After a dream one night. the boy calls his girlfriend and tells her about the origin of the motorcycle. The cycle is a gift from a friend, who wants to emigrate to a desert, because he thinks himself an incarnation of the Nazi Propaganda Minister Ribbentrop . . .

See also...

OVERNIGHT

This is the first feature film from Karin Thome, who has directed several controversial television documentaries in West Germany. The title ├╝bernacht introduces a series of sexual encounters cast in ... More »

Gesicht von der Stange

A young girl's innocent, strong face, beautiful in its irregularity and unspoilt freshness, is transformed by a teenage beautician into an expressionless, dull mask. All traces of her natural charm ... More »

Art in Our Time: Sculpture

The situation of sculpture in the middle of our century as shown by the works of the most famous international artists. ... More »

WILD RIDER LTD.

The threadbare quality of the prominent people of our age and the way they are managed is exposed with a wealth of sarcasm in this zany spoof on the promotion racket. The formula for success is ... More »

Brutality in Stone

An essay on the official architecture of the National Socialist State with its stark style reflecting the inhumanity of the party's philosophy. The past is emphasized by ghostly snatches of the ... More »

Flugsand

Abstract transparent photo-images of sand and multi-coloured mica inserts, set to the rhythm of minimal music. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director