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Director: Fatih Akin
Writer: Fatih Akin
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It’s when he worked within his working trilogy that Fatih Akin has provided us with his deepest, thematically most daring material to date. With the promise of a Tahar Rahim embodying the spirit of a muted, Sergio Leone character type, there are more than enough reasons to believe that The Cut will make us forget about his messy, 2009 comedy Soul Kitchen.
Gist: Final installment in his Love, Death and the Devil trilogy, will focus on the devil — that is, the evil inherent in mankind.
Release Date: Following in the shoes of The Edge of Heaven, this could find itself in the Main Comp at the Cannes Film Festival.
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- Eric Lavallee
Nearly a year ago, word first dropped that director Fatih Akin would be teaming up with Tahar Rahim for "The Cut." There weren't many details at the time, except that the film would cap off the filmmaker's "love, death and the devil" trilogy started with "Head-On" and followed by "The Edge Of Heaven" (he took a break from the trilogy to helm the frothy comedy "Soul Kitchen" in 2009 and has also done some documentaries in between as well). But some fascinating new word on the project once again has us curious about the movie. Taking with Cineuropa, Akin reveals that filming on "The Cut" is complete with editing underway, but most fascinatingly, he reveals the silent nature of his lead character. "Tahar doesn’t say a word throughout the film and he is a bit like Charlie Chaplin, but at the same time, he is a typical western character, like Sergio Leone, »
- Kevin Jagernauth
2 items from 2014
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