I have just seen it, not realizing that it was actually the first release. It was on TV and seemed like a good old German eighties-style action film, which means somewhat limited budget or in other words not too many demolitions and limited crowd scenes but very serious and professional actors and almost mandatory political correctness, like equality of the sexes and no simple good guy/bad guy division like in many American movies.
Very good in terms of realistic action and characters; far from being an expert but I felt the need to talk to many of the portrayed people that's why I judge the characters well done. I especially like the (may I say) typically European subtle hints to current politics but also very individual stories and traumas.
A little less maybe the pace, the ending is somewhat uneven, lengthy during showdown but kind of too quick in the aftermath and surprise ending. Probably has to do with shortening to acceptable length, but maybe simply weak cutting.
I warmly recommend it.
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