• 2015
  • Germany
  • 2h 18min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sebastian Schipper
  • Cast: Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski
  • Language: German/English/Spanish
  • UK release: 1 April 2016

Victoria (Costa), a Spanish girl holidaying in Berlin, is heading home after a night of clubbing when she falls in with Sonne (Lau) and becomes embroiled in his gang's criminal activities. Sensational, breathless thriller shot entirely in one take, with the technique perfectly in tune with the adrenalised story. Electrifying.

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28 Mar 20165 stars

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