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Victoria (2015)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 11 June 2015 (Germany)
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A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

Director:

Sebastian Schipper

Writers:

Sebastian Schipper (story), Olivia Neergaard-Holm (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laia Costa ... Victoria
Frederick Lau ... Sonne
Franz Rogowski ... Boxer
Burak Yigit Burak Yigit ... Blinker
Max Mauff ... Fuß
André Hennicke ... Andi (as André M. Hennicke)
Eike Frederik Schulz Eike Frederik Schulz ... Barkeeper
Hans-Ulrich Laux Hans-Ulrich Laux ... Taxifahrer (as Hans Ulrich Laux)
Lena Klenke Lena Klenke ... Junge Mutter (as Anna Lena Klenke)
Philipp Kubitza Philipp Kubitza ... Junger Vater
Martin Goeres ... SEK 1
Andreas Schmitka Andreas Schmitka ... SEK 2 (as Andreas Schmittka)
Jan Breustedt Jan Breustedt ... Hooligan kurze Haare
David Micas David Micas ... Hooligan lange Haare
Timo Honsa ... Zivilfahnder 1
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A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

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One girl. One city. One night. One take.


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Trivia

The guy who played the barkeeper at the club is in real life a good friend of director Sebastian Schipper. He selected the piano play for the coffee shop scene and taught Laia Costa how to play the piece or rather how to move her fingers because as a matter of fact she is not playing it by herself. See more »

Goofs

As Victoria goes into the taxi, cameraman's reflection can be seen in the window. See more »

Quotes

Victoria: I've been... I've been... I don't know the name, how you say that... I've been... in the conservatory, you know... I was in the conservatory. and I cannot continue in the conservatory because I'm not good enough, or something like that
Sonne: Because they're stupid, or what?
Victoria: No, it's okay. I prefer that.
Sonne: No, really... Because it's amazing. It's like. You know, I...
Victoria: No, it's not amazing... I don't know. I've been sixteen and a half years practicing playing the piano. every day, like seven hours every day. ...
[...]
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Soundtracks

Music for the Motion Picture Victoria
(uncredited)
Written by Nils Frahm
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This movie is a masterpiece
24 June 2015 | by felix-krelSee all my reviews

I never really write reviews or tell anyone about the stuff I watch, but for Victoria, I just had to make an exception

I was never so drawn into a movie before, it was amazing. The characters act so natural you really feel like you are experiencing this night with them for real. No 3D or any fancy stuff that movies do today can draw you into a film this much.

Sometimes during the movie - because all the location changes are perfect - I wondered how much time since the beginning of the movie has passed in "their world" - and then it came to me! You are with them all along, there is no timeskip, no narrating, nothing that could put your focus away from whats important:

The five characters and that fateful night.

I tell everyone I meet that they should go watch this movie: once this has been to a few more filmfestivals and stuff, there is no doubt that it will become a massive hit. I think this movie even surpasses "the life of the others" and I definitely would recommend it as one of the best German movies I know.


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Release Date:

11 June 2015 (Germany) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Mitte, Berlin, Germany See more »

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$3,191,971
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