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Wir sind die Nacht (2010)

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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1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karoline Herfurth ... Lena
Nina Hoss ... Louise
Jennifer Ulrich ... Charlotte
Anna Fischer 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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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

28 October 2010 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

We Are the Night See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€6,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At first the vampire teeth where complete bridges in the mouth which gave the actresses a undesirable lisp. Georg Korpas solved the problem by using glue-on teeth. Jennifer Ulrich actually forgot at times that she had fake teeth in her mouth. See more »

Goofs

The safety cars the girls drive after the police raid have completely tinted windows for obvious reasons. But cars with tinted front windows as shown in the film are forbidden in Germany. However, this is probably intentional as Louise is wealthy and might have gotten the cars through illegal ways as an emergency escape plan. See more »

Quotes

Charlotte: Meow.
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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

Referenced in När Mörkret Faller... (2012) See more »

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Cold Song
Written by Klaus Nomi
Performed by Klaus Nomi
Courtesy of RCA
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One of the best Vamp movies in recent years...
11 July 2012 | by saadgkhanSee all my reviews

Wir sind die Nacht - We are the Night – CATCH IT (B+) A German movie deals with deals with a young woman who gets bitten by a female vampire and drawn into her world. She falls in love with a young police officer who investigates a murder case involving the vampires. Wir sind die Nacht took its inspiration from Carmilla rather than Dacula which was a wise decision and it made the movie really interesting and enjoyable. Wir sind die Nacht has a top notch production value and performance by all the leading actresses. Initially it looked like Karoline Herfurth playing Lena took her inspiration from Lisbeth Slander but once she is bitten and becomes Vampire she transforms into this gorgeous young girl. The transition is so drastic that a person like me who have not seen her previously in any movie was completely stunned. Nino Hoss is powerful as the vampire leader and I saw her recently in "The Woman in Berlin" so it was shocking to see her in such urban movie. Jennifer Ulrich is gorgeous; she literally looked like someone stole her from 1920s. Anna Fischer as vamp party girl brought her spunk to her spunky character. Max Riemelt is the hottest German actor alive, darn he sizzles on screen. His chemistry with Karoline Herfurth made the small love story really interesting. We are the Night is one of the best Vampire movie I have seen in recent years, its urban, chic and filled with strong performances. I would love to see a sequel for sure as the ending was ambiguous.


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