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AND WHO TAUGHT YOU TO DRIVE?

by Andrea Thiele

synopsis

Three expats learning to drive realize that the great challenge is not the strange traffic rules in their new countries, but rather their ingrained behavioral patterns. They all need a driving license somewhat urgently. While taking lessons and trying to pass their tests, they realize how their cultures are entirely in their way. Their confusion over driving on the right or left side of the road, waving hand-signals or clicking are just the beginning of their 'comedy of errors'.

international title: And Who Taught You to Drive?
original title: You Drive Me Crazy
country: Germany, France
year: 2012
genre: documentary
directed by: Andrea Thiele
film run: 88'
release date: DE 18/04/2013
screenplay: Lia Jaspers
cinematography by: Sebastian Bäumler
film editing: Ulf Albert, Christoph Senn
music: Michaela Kay, Hauke Kliem
producer: Stefan Kloos
production: Kloos & Co. Medien, BR Bayerischer Rundfunk, ARTE France
backing: Deutsche Filmförderfonds (DFFF), FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein
distributor: Real Fiction Filmverleih
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