Taxi zum Klo (Taxi to the Toilet) Reviews

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April 21, 2011
A loving document of pre-Aids Berlin, and a touching comedy about the human desire for and struggle to achieve intimacy.
April 21, 2011
Now, post-Aids, the film is a museum piece, but nonetheless enjoyable. Sadly, after making an unsuccessful sequel, Ripploh faded from view.
April 21, 2011
This isn't a moral tale: it's rather a frank and open appraisal of the German gay scene of the time, sometimes roughly made yet invested with humour and irony.
April 20, 2011
A refreshingly non-judgemental and amusing portrait of homosexuality in the pre-AIDS era, Taxi Zum Klo matter-of-factly addresses the mundane and the perverse.
April 18, 2011
If you can stomach the rectal probing, this is a fierce and funny dissection of a life lived on the edge.
April 14, 2011
With echoes of the 1978 UK film Nighthawks, this milestone movie traces the increasingly messy life of a Berlin schoolteacher who cruises for sex after hours. And it has relevant things to say about relationships today.
August 16, 2005
March 1, 2004
Interesting and daring, but rarely moving in any significant way.
May 24, 2003
Ripploh infers that an alternative lifestyle is just that. Made in 1980 it pre-dates AIDS awareness, and the humour has darkened with the years.
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