What happens to us when people stop acting like they're supposed to? A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator ... See full summary »
Dag Johan Haugerud
Andrea Bræin Hovig
Marko is in his mid-thirties, has just published his first book, and has been living in Berlin since his university days - far enough away from his parents Gitte and Günter whose bourgeois ... See full summary »
In the near future the dreams of three adult siblings living in Germany or fractured by difficult romantic relationships on the unwitting involvement with terrorist organizations and a ... See full summary »
A tragicomic movie which focuses on two women and their daily struggle for survival during a summer in Berlin. Katrin, a jobless single mom, and Nike, a nurse, live in the same house and ... See full summary »
Private detective Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Evans, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing armakon, a weapons storage facility, and to ... See full summary »
Trond Espen Seim,
In 1938 Hans Zeisig, an apolitical comedian, impersonator and cabaret actor, flees with a Russian passport (instead of American, which he would have preferred) from Nazi-Berlin, and finds ... See full summary »
A German couple with a teenage son struggling with their marriage has moved to Kirkenes in the far North of Norway to save their relationship, in an exciting environment where the sun doesn't go down during night at summertime, and where two months of winter have no daylight. Then a horrific accident occurs, when the fabulous Northern lights distracts her while driving home after a night shift, ands she hits something with the car. Thinking it was an animal, she is shocked when she realizes it was a girl she ran over. But no-one has seen her, and no-one knows. The couple agree upon not telling anyone about who is responsible, and the secret blows new spike into their relationship. But can this go on like this? Written by
Life is full of decisions we regret. So while the inciting incident in this case seems a bit stretched (considering who was involved and what the person did after it, held up against the job said character has and what that person is generally doing), it is only human. As is error of course and therefor this should be something you should be able to understand.
The movie does not take the usual path in some cases (relationship between Vogels character and his wife and others who are interacting with those two) and you may feel a little but cheated in some situations. Overall the drama is not amplified or enhanced whatever the cost may be. You'll either find that a good strategy or weak. The location is a very big part of it all and it plays into the living and everything else in the movie. A drama that is more subtle that you might think, with great performances
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