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Wir sind die Nacht (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 28 October 2010 (Germany)
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In Berlin, a cop closes in on an all-female vampire trio who just took in a new member, Lena.

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The vampires Louise, Charlotte and Nora arrive in Berlin after attacking the passengers and crew of an airplane in a flight to Paris. The leader Louise has been looking for centuries for her missed love and Charlotte misses her daughter that she saw in 1923 for the last time. Meanwhile, the smalltime pickpocket Lena steals a Russian mobster and is chased by Detective Tom. When Lena goes to a nightclub, the lesbian Louise believes that Lena is the love of her life and transforms her into a vampire. Lena initially feels lost with the transformation, but sooner she joins the trio of vampires in their nightlife. When the pack of vampires attacks a group of criminals, the police department investigates the case and hunts the women without knowing the risks that they are taking. Meanwhile the lonely Tom and the Lena fall in love with each other; but the unrequited love of Louise for Lena jeopardizes the couple. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Immortal. Insatiable.


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We Are the Night  »

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€6,500,000 (estimated)
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Max Riemelt and Arved Birnbaum play two police officers in this film. They did the same in the acclaimed TV miniseries Im Angesicht des Verbrechens (2010). See more »

Goofs

In the montage sequence in the beginning Louise's face is (inexpertly) photoshopped into Menzel's Flute Concert of Frederick the Great. Actually, the person sitting in this position in the painting is Frederick's sister Wilhelmine. See more »

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Charlotte: Meow.
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Opening and closing credits are white initially, but just before fading out out, they turn blood-red. See more »

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Features Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922) See more »

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Cold Song
Written by Klaus Nomi
Performed by Klaus Nomi
Courtesy of RCA
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Humans break so easily.
31 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

Female vampires are all that is left. Men typically screwed up and were eliminated. Naturally, when one wants a true love, she is going to be searching for the right female to join her for eternity.

This is really a slick production with good camera work, great music, and lots of action - lots of blood, too.

Karoline Herfurth gives a great performance as Lena, the pickpocket that is transformed. She has a hard time warming up to Louise (Nina Hoss), and keeps a tie to a cop (Max Riemelt) she met when she was a pickpocket. Twilight fans may find this story compelling, and would certainly like the ending, but it's for adults.


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