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DIE WOLKE (The Cloud) is about a breakdown of a nuclear power station in Germany and the story of two teenager-lovers Hannah and Elmar who take refuge. 38.000 people die and Hannah unfortunately becomes contaminated.
It tries to stay fresh and out of clichés, but it can't entirely do that. While it's nice to see "ordinary" people and their problems depicted. But even that has a sour taste, because while they do look ordinary, most of what they do cannot be called ordinary. You also get to see issues that actually aren't really problems or shouldn't be handled the way the are being handled in the movie.
There are some other issues too (some weird acting choices amongst them, comedy does not always work, cardboard cut out side characters and some other things). There is always the issue with the ending. It's not only over dramatized to a point, where some might go "come one", but also more than just predictable. Which is all in all a shame, because while I listed some negatives, there are some refreshing things going on and you can feel how much fun the actors had doing this ...
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