• 2018
  • UK / Germany
  • 2h 6min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Duncan Jones
  • Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux
  • UK release: 23 February 2018

Leo (Skarsgård) is a mute Amish bartending whittler who goes in search of his loved one Naadira (Saleh) in a futuristic Berlin while tangling with Guy Ritchie-level villains. Like Blade Runner on the cheap, it’s a narrative muddle and the title is an ideal fit for a film that never finds its voice.

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