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In the Shadows (2010)

Im Schatten (original title)
Released from prison, a Trojan (Misel Maticevic) begins to plan an armored car robbery with an old friend and a crooked cop.

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Thomas Arslan

Writer:

Thomas Arslan
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Cast overview:
Misel Maticevic ... Trojan
Karoline Eichhorn ... Dora Hillmann
Uwe Bohm Uwe Bohm ... Meyer
Rainer Bock ... Nico
David Scheller David Scheller ... Martin Krüger
Peter Kurth ... Richard Bauer
Hanns Zischler ... Der Planer
Jörg Malchow Jörg Malchow ... Dragan
André Szymanski André Szymanski ... Meyers Informant
Albrecht Hirche Albrecht Hirche ... Mann 1 im Hotel
Timo Jacobs ... Mann 2 im Hotel
Lutz Heyden Lutz Heyden ... Dragans 1. Helfer
Stefan Tiede Stefan Tiede ... Dragans 2. Helfer
Claudio Stapane Claudio Stapane ... Krügers Kollege
Aaron Raabe Aaron Raabe ... Fußball spielender Junge
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Released from prison, a Trojan (Misel Maticevic) begins to plan an armored car robbery with an old friend and a crooked cop.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

7 October 2010 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

En las sombras See more »

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Schramm Film, ZDF / 3sat See more »
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A straight-up crime film
13 March 2010 | by hudsonwaSee all my reviews

Im Schatten is a work of classicism – a straight-up crime film juxtaposing the mechanics of a career outside the law with clear-eyed views of industrial Berlin.

The protagonist, Trojan (Mišel Matičević), is a professional who always acts purposefully, with control and precision. An effective, propulsive score describes a life of constant motion; and photography of fluorescent interiors (shot with a Red camera) perfectly captures a world where night always reigns.

Real crime, we are reminded, is seldom a solo act. Like any other human endeavor, crime is a collaborative business where you need confidence in your colleagues and careful analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.


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