Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him. He associates a brutal ...
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13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Julian, the German, Yassin, the Turk, and Addi, the African, have the same mother but different fathers. When they learn about each others existence they go on a road trip together in search for their common roots.
Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him. He associates a brutal murder case with the killer's method and hopes to close the case by getting a confession from Engel. Instead the clash of the two totally opposite characters shakes Michaels beliefs to the ground, turning him into a dangerous threat, an enemy to the people around him. Written by
Director Christian Alvart uses his own dog to play Schimanski in the film. The dog's real name is Romeo. It is a six-year-old Husky-Rottweiler. See more »
The world is unfair. Even to people like us. Pedro Alonso Lopez committed 300 sex murders. Now, 20 years later, who remembers him? Not a soul. Jack the Ripper is world-famous, and for what? Five bitches. Five! And Charley Manson. The hippie they called "Our Emperor" didn't even commit one murder himself.
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The darkness of deep recesses of human soul, the entrapment of fundamentalist religion,the repressed sexuality and much, much more. "Antibody", brilliant German crime drama tackles successfully all of these issues, without neglecting the pacing and suspense, the necessary ingredients for this genre. The director Christian Alvart, although only 31 when he made this movie, has a precise artistic credo and an eye of an old master. The rawness, blood and explicit sex combined with the carefully measured silence and powerful, understated acting, makes this masterpiece a standout in usual drivel associated with this popular genre.
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