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The Good German

The Good German
  • 2006
  • US
  • 107 min
  • 15

An adaptation of Joseph Kanon's murder mystery novel set in Berlin at the end of WWII in the classic film noir style. Revolving around three main characters: a guileless US war correspondent, an opportunistic black marketer and an opaque German prostitute, the storytelling styles, anachronistic elements and performances are seamless. For once, it appears, they do still make 'em like they used to.

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The Good German

27 Feb 20074 stars

Steven Soderbergh said he decided to direct this adaptation of Joseph Kanon’s murder mystery novel set in Berlin at the end of WWII because he wanted to make a movie in the classic film noir style. Soderbergh, who also produced, photographed, and edited…

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