Deutsche Version

Die optische Industriegesellschaft oder darf's ein Viertel Pfund mehr sein?

English title: The optical industrial society or: Can I give You a little more?
Director: Riki Kalbe    → show biography   
Country: West Germany
Year: 1983
Synopsis: THE OPTICAL INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY… combines documentary scenes, TV clips, and passages from an interview with the then Postmaster General Christian Schwarz-Schilling in a fictional plot and mixes video and 16mm film. A film on videotext and the brave new media world, in which the – presumably first – female hacker redirects a few things into other channels. It is also a critique of the working conditions in the emerging information service industry.
Language: German

Technical Attributes

Format: 16mm
Rental status: to rent
Version: original language version
Running time (minutes): 47
Color: color
Sound: Magnetic track
Frames per second: 24
Length in metres: 514
Weight: 2.35
Number of reels: 1