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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.

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Sebastian Schipper

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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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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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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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The Shooting
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Incredibly intense, very intimate thriller
2 February 2016 | by IndustriousAngelSee all my reviews

One of the best 2015 releases (the best of those I've seen at least), Victoria is a complete surprise - a little-known team hits it out of the park ... by a few miles. Much has been said about the one-take "gimmick" - trust me, whoever calls this a gimmick can not have seen Victoria. The way the camera moves, breathes and lives with the protagonists (ultra-realistic play here and perfect casting) is simply outstanding. It's a small, actually a stupid crime story; the protagonists are all drunk and/or high (and not too bright in the beginning, except the titular Victoria) - a bit like a Coen story, but where the Coens prefer an ironic, satirical approach - always keeping that little distance between watcher and screen - Victoria draws us right in from minute one and only lets go in the last 15 seconds. You can't lean back and smile about the crazy, idiotic antics of those wannabe small-time gangsters, no, you're right in there with them and have to suffer through every bad decision with them. And on the other hand, it's also a tender getting-in-love story (of a kind) - and the same applies: As much as you'd like to shout at Victoria: "Step back, girl! This guy and his friends are BAD NEWS!! Don't get involved!!!" - you can't do that, because, you know, the neighbors might hear ... you have to live and suffer through those more than 2 hours with them.

This is what movie-making is all about.


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