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Wege in die Nacht (1999)

An unemployed ex-bureaucrat by day becomes mentor to two young vigilantes at night.

Director:

Andreas Kleinert

Writer:

Johann Bergk
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hilmar Thate ... Walter
Cornelia Schmaus Cornelia Schmaus ... Sylvia
Henriette Heinze Henriette Heinze ... Gina
Dirk Borchardt ... Rene
Ingeborg Westphal Ingeborg Westphal ... Kellnerin
Daniela Hoffmann Daniela Hoffmann ... Sylvias Kollegin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andreas Anke Andreas Anke
Eckhard Bilz Eckhard Bilz
Sebastian Butz Sebastian Butz
Siegfried Effenberger Siegfried Effenberger
Christoph Engel Christoph Engel
Dave Güttler Dave Güttler
Alexander Höchst Alexander Höchst ... Autodiebe
Pauline Klein Pauline Klein
Misel Maticevic ... Randalierer
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An unemployed ex-bureaucrat by day becomes mentor to two young vigilantes at night.

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Official Sites:

Filmgalerie 451 [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 November 1999 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Nyhterina monopatia See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Modern visual beauty of 1920s
29 September 2000 | by jtuohiniSee all my reviews

This film was a total surprise for me. Though the commercial poster of film included one extremely beautiful (mirror) still image, I never would have believed that these days some artists are capable to create such a beauty as this cinematic title is. Visually this film resembles me of 1920s productions, and artistically the watching experience might be comparable to an enjoyment of listening Renaissance vocal polyphony.

If something should be said against this film: violence is partly understandable subject of this title, but no harm would happen to the story if the director followed the wise steps of Fritz Lang - aggressive acts can be shown also in invisible way. Compared to "action" films Paths in the night is a true pearl. Part of the magnetic power derives from the "lack" of colours. (By the way: why don't directors make decisions between black-and-white and colour more often? It seems that almost all titles are colour films without need for colours.) Imaginative world is colourless, just like history.

Sound scape of this film fits well. Limited amount of actors are introduced also through music; four persons, four worlds linked together. Main character's world is naturally the one dominating. He is actually a bit like inspector Dreyfus (Herbert Lom) from Clouseau films - partly also so because of the comedial moments of this film. But first of all, I would say that a tragical theme is the leading one. Like life itself.

I would like to recommend this film for all those who are interested in fantastic pictures and who so enjoy visiting museums dedicated to photography.


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