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Dragon Chow

Drachenfutter

Directed by Jan Schütte
West Germany, 1987
Drama

Synopsis

Gentle Shejad (Bhasker Patel, a lovely performance) is a Pakistani immigrant in Hamburg who fails against cold-blooded German bureaucracy to secure amnesty for fellow Pakistani immigrant Rashid, who likely would end up dead in prison, like his brother, if he were deported to Pakistan.

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Dragon Chow Directed by Jan Schütte

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1987 | 2 wins including: Cinecritica Award

German Film Critics Association Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Film

German Film Awards

1988 | Nominee: Outstanding Feature Film (Gold)