Anger – TV-Tip of the Week

Anger - TV-Tip of the Week

Rage – TV-Tip of the Week

  Rarely has a TV remote from the big event movies in recent years attracted so much attention as Züli Aladag TV Drama Rage . And even some time after the original broadcast – the contemporary political debate to prove it – is the stuff of sensitivity and timeliness hard to beat.

The focus of the movie is a home-style, left-liberal dominated family: Simon Laub (August Zirner) is 45 years old and works as an extremely popular professor of literature at the university. His wife, Christa (Corinna Harfouch) is real estate agent, his 14-year-old son Felix (Robert Holler) a flyer at the school, which has already skipped two classes – a perfect family. The fact that Felix is having problems, reveals itself only when it comes one day without his new shoes to go home. On his father’s insistence, the boy admits to be deducted from Can (Oktay Özdemir), a Turkish youth from an acquaintance “was”. Incensed, the Simon takes matters into his hands and settle the matter with Cans father, making his son feel embarrassed themselves. Can react irritably, seeks revenge for the injury and begins to insult Simon always afflict more, until it no longer knows what else to do, be recognized as hired bat at his tormentor. The situation has escalated ever more and ending in a disaster …

Originally scheduled for prime time, was the first broadcast of the film on 29 September 2006 upon a decision of the ARD directors because of the explicit depiction of violence to 22 clock moved. Despite this (reaching #) Anger more than 2.5 million viewers and sparked controversy as broad as managed media coverage. Although Züli Aladag and his scriptwriter Max Eipp made it clear that it was in the act are pure fiction, which raised no claim to be representative. Nevertheless, the waves beat up the indignation, the film has been accused of playing with fire, and at least negligently dealing with the difficult issue. Other critics praised the film that he could scarcely shear taboos, but the audience forced us to seek cover at the end position and to reconsider his own prejudices. Rage has received numerous national and international awards, including the Adolf Grimme Prize 2007, a Golden Camera in the category “Best Film” and other honors. From beginning to end, a highly exciting, socially explosive TV drama class, which you should not miss.
(Joachim Kurz)

Title: Rage – TV-Tip of the Week Country of production: Germany Year of production: 2006 Length: 88 (min) ( #)

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