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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joachim Król ...
Der junge Polizist
Die Ermittlerin
Peter Fitz ...
Martin Hinrich
Wilhelm Manske ...
Der Russe
Gertraud Jesserer ...
Sicherheitschef des Russen
Murat Yilmaz ...
Killer des Russen
Freundin des Russen
Kevin Ruhland ...
Observierer Kamera
Werner Karle Jr. ...
Observierer Ton (as Werner Karle jun.)
Antonio Di Mauro ...
Polizist in Ninas Wohnung (as Antonio Dimauro)


Viktor, a methodical hit man, probably on his last job, has no plan for his retirement. He does not kill Nina, a woman sleeping beside his latest mark; then he follows her and rescues her from an attempted suicide. Nina is attracted to him, but also wants to know who he is. Her pursuit of his identity crosses the investigation of Lang, a brilliant police investigator who tries to inhabit the minds of the victims and the killer. Viktor's employer also wants to kill Viktor and his contact, an aging arms dealer and family friend. Does Viktor have a future? Written by <>

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10 August 2004 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

For everybody, who likes the shiny American action film, this truly might be a bit different. What I like especially about this "german action movie" is, that everything has a kind of normal color and sound. Nothing is overdone, overcoloured. What appears as boring compared with action movies with high pace like e.g. Bad Boys is the attempt of making it more realistic and not so shiny. The villain, for example, is not the typical bad guy, shootings don't try to "look or sound good" or the SEK (german S.W.A.T.) appears quietly and nearly invisible - like they should - without any of that heroic "fly-through-the-picture-shooting". The characters are also carefully designed to maintain this realistic approach, although the investigator in charge may be considered a bit weird. The killer, however, is as normal as can be - somebody you could meet on the street. Especially Joachim Krol, who's most famous appearance was in "Der bewegte Mann" (german comedy) surprised me with his totally different character.

All in all a film worth seeing, particularly while the story is different to all the action kind of movie you usually get.

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