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Der Samurai (2014)

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A wolf strives through the woods around an isolated German village. Jakob the young local police officer is onto him, but scents something more in the darkness. What he finds is a man, it ... See full summary »

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Till Kleinert

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Till Kleinert (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Michel Diercks ... Jakob
Pit Bukowski ... Der Samurai
Uwe Preuss ... Horvath
Ulrike Hanke-Haensch Ulrike Hanke-Haensch ... Großmutter
Kaja Blachnik Kaja Blachnik ... Karo
Christopher Guy Kane Christopher Guy Kane ... Schölli
Janin Halisch Janin Halisch ... Yvonne
Ulrike Bliefert Ulrike Bliefert ... Hundebesitzerin
Michael Fritz Schumacher Michael Fritz Schumacher ... Polizist
Gernot Alwin Kunert Gernot Alwin Kunert ... Wachtmeister Giersch (as Gernot Kunert)
Yvonne Yung Hee Bormann ... Masseurin (as Yvonne Yung Hee)
Manfred Möck Manfred Möck ... Postbote
Nadine Pasta Nadine Pasta ... Telefonistin
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A wolf strives through the woods around an isolated German village. Jakob the young local police officer is onto him, but scents something more in the darkness. What he finds is a man, it seems, wild eyed, of wiry build, in a dress. He carries a katana, a Samurai sword. When the Samurai invites Jakob to follow him on his crusade towards the village, it becomes Jakob's mission to pursue the lunatic to end this wanton destruction. At the end of the night Jakob has experienced too much, is too far from whom he once was. Something hidden has been unleashed to meet the first rays of daylight. Written by Anonymous

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30 October 2014 (Germany) See more »

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Bernöwe, Brandenburg, Germany See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Der Samurai: See how powerful we could be together?
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A wolfish masterpiece !
7 July 2015 | by ilvminatvsSee all my reviews

I watch movies for my lifetime and i saw the biggest crap and really good ones, to masterpieces of filmmaking. Of course, taste is an individual thing. Sometimes, or mostly, you stumble over great things, something you did not expect. Like in this movie's case. Little village gay policeman has to catch a wolf, striving around the village. He "feeds" the wolf anonymously, to keep the creature away from town. Soon he mets a bizarre "homeless person", dressed like the killer from the 1st Silence of the lambs movie. There is a deeper meaning to this, because the policeman is gay, and the homeless one represents his sexual fantasy. I really do not want to say much about the plot, because the movie left me speechless several times. Damn, this is a good one. It is to me on the same level of coolness, like "Tears of kali", even beyond that. The movie runs nearly 80 minutes, get your copy and waste your time for the good. A super 7 out of 10.


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