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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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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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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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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

Dennis Gansel wrote the first draft in 1998. See more »

Goofs

At one point, the siren of a police car can be heard. However, this is not the typical sound German police cars use. See more »

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Nora: Humans break so easily.
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Opening and closing credits are white initially, but just before fading out out, they turn blood-red. See more »

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References Near Dark (1987) See more »

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Land Of The Free
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Performed by Warren Suicide
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Some seriously fun escapism
2 January 2015 | by MovieSonicSee all my reviews

Loved it! Watch the original though (don't be afraid of subtitles, you'll get used to them!)

This was a fantastic bit of escapism. I thought the production value was on par with Iron Sky (2012) and there were some unique and memorable scenes like in the bathroom and then in the bath. There were beautiful sequences like the opening, the car chase and the fight scenes.

I was expecting something like Vamps (2012) with Alicia Silverstone which I really enjoyed, but this was definitely not played for laughs and was fairly gruesome in some parts.

Max Riemelt just became my new favourite male actor! Both he and Karoline Herfurth played their parts brilliantly and they had plenty of chemistry.

I would have liked to have seen more backstory for the vampires, perhaps some flashbacks of their former lives but this is a minor criticism.

If you're a fan of this genre, it's definitely one to watch! 8/10


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