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Rage (2006)

Wut (original title)
Züli Aladag's critically acclaimed, but controversial movie deals with the conflict of Can, son of Turkish immigrants, and the Laubs, a supposedly liberal middle class family. Simon Laub, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Oktay Özdemir ...
Can
August Zirner ...
Simon Laub
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Christa Laub
Robert Höller ...
Felix Laub
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Michael
Yunus Emre Budak ...
Hakan (Gang Can)
Stanislav van Hoffs ...
Aydin (Gang Can)
Güvent Ibraim Oglu ...
Mehmet - Gang Can (as Güvent Ibrahim-Oglu)
Feryat Toprakli ...
Gangsta (Gang Can)
Demir Gökgöl ...
Vater Can (as Demir Gögköl)
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Dominique
Engin Özdemir ...
Arif
Jenny Dilg ...
Janine
Hendrik Arnst ...
Polizist 1
Tom Jahn ...
Polizist 2
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Züli Aladag's critically acclaimed, but controversial movie deals with the conflict of Can, son of Turkish immigrants, and the Laubs, a supposedly liberal middle class family. Simon Laub, professor of literature, and his wife Christa, real estate agent, live with their son Felix in a safe and quiet Berlin district. However, Felix gets in trouble with Can, son of a Turkish greengrocer, who starts to tyrannize the family. As he is annoyed by the boy's attacks, Simon -despite his political correct attitude- humiliates Can, which starts a vicious circle of anger and violence... Written by fippi2000

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The broadcasting network ARD originally planned to show the movie in its prime time slot, but postponed it due to the explosive plot. As the decision was considered cowardly in the public, it caused a heavy controversy (September 2006). See more »

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One of a few masterworks of the German film industry
15 January 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

"Wut" is definitely a masterpiece! And in my opinion it is unworthy for such a good drama to just play it in television. This film is a socio-critical drama, which describes a social focus in our society. Most of the German dramas avail themselves of clichés and play down, this one here is the first movie, which shows the hard reality - even when it is very exaggerated. But this is necessary for the main message of the movie. In addition to that director Züli Aladag has found the two most impressive actors ever for these roles: Oktay Özdemir ("Knallhart"), whose acting as gang leader Can is genius and August Zirner, who gives a great performance as father, who does not know how to deal with his son's problems...

Aladag succeeded in making a critical view on the problematic situation of violence in German schools, compared with wrong integration. This movie could have also international success!


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