这个夏天，“反恐剧”再度成为时下热点。让大家足足等待了四年之后，有着反恐美 剧鼻祖之称的《24小时》续集《24小时：再活一天》正式复活；上月底，曾经吸引了著名华人导演李安的反恐新剧《暴君》首播，无论在北美还是国内均收视火 爆，该剧一反常态地将故事发生地从遥远的美国搬到了“恐怖主义”的发源地——中东，以向神作《教父》致敬的姿态开创了大约是美剧史上最大胆最逆天的设定： 一个在美国生活了二十多年的阿拉伯政权接...
I saw this film as part of the Berlinale 2013 film festival, in the section named Perspektive Deutsches Kino (Perspectives of German film). The venue with 525 seats was fully booked. It was the 2nd screening after a world premiere the day before.
The starting situation is interesting and offers many opportunities for unexpected developments. The story line proved very different from the a-priori assumed (by me), more traditional (but boring) process flow, normally is that a path along troubled emotions, via a short tumultuous period leading a double life, and finally a happy end, declared "cured" of the temporary aberration. What this film shows is more complex, hence more interesting, and we were lucky to see the underlying ideas being executed so well.