Two Strange Characters

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Two Strange Characters

generations conflict leipzig political satire workplace comedy computer programmer computer technology thüringen digital transformation

Two Strange Characters

Release Date: September 22, 1989

Year    :   1989
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   DEFA, Gruppe "Johannisthal"
Director    :   Erwin Stranka
Producers    :   Eberhard Schulze, Uwe Kraft, Peter Schlaak
Writers    :   Erwin Stranka, Diethardt Schneider
RunTime    :   104 mins.

Frank and Kamminke study informatics in Leipzig and have developed a program that enables a computer to automatically find and correct errors in its software. Freshly graduated, they are relocated to a remote Thuringian village after causing a computer breakdown. There, they are supposed to work in a small company that has no clue of economic management. The rather helpful computer system from West Germany plainly lacks compatible software. But Frank and Kamminke are not allowed to work with the hardware, although it is them who could make most out of the complex system. Eventually, and with the help of consultant Petra whom both are in love with, they break into the system control room on New Year′s Eve and start up the computer with their special program.

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