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We Are the Night (2010)

Wir sind die Nacht (original title)
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.

Director:

Dennis Gansel

Writers:

Jan Berger (screenplay), Dennis Gansel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Karoline Herfurth ... Lena
Nina Hoss ... Louise
Jennifer Ulrich ... Charlotte
Anna Fischer ... Nora
Max Riemelt ... Tom
Arved Birnbaum Arved Birnbaum ... Lummer
Steffi Kühnert ... Lenas Mutter
Jochen Nickel ... Bewährungshelfer
Ivan Shvedoff ... van Gogh
Nic Romm Nic Romm ... Olsen
Manuel Depta Manuel Depta ... Russenschläger 1
Tomas Jester Tomas Jester ... Russenschläger 2
Waléra Kanischtscheff ... Wasja
Christian Näthe Christian Näthe ... Wachmann 1
Tom Jahn ... Wachmann 2
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Storyline

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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Trivia

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Goofs

When Lena calls the policeman she dials a mobile number (prefix 0174). Right after she finishes dialing you can hear the ring tone. However, when you call a German mobile phone there is a distinctive pause (ca. 6 seconds) between typing the number and hearing the ring tone (the connection to the mobile phone is established in this time). See more »

Quotes

Louise: You brought them to us!
Lena: That's not true I didn't say anything to him!
Louise: How did they find us then?
Lena: You kill people every night! Do you think this goes unnoticed?
Charlotte: She's right Louise. Cleaning up has never been our strong point.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Near Dark (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Cold Song
Written by Klaus Nomi
Performed by Klaus Nomi
Courtesy of RCA
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User Reviews

 
Humans break so easily.

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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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

28 October 2010 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

EUR6,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,405,336
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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