Fair Game

Fair Game

           Fair Game
               Genre: Thriller
               Diplomat, uranium, CIA, Iraq war, intrigue, weapons of mass destruction, Cannes 2010
  With all the complaints that it has this year not a German film (at least not done with a German lead) in competition at Cannes, is only too happy to overlook that in 2010 only one American production is shown. This may, however, with Naomi Watts and Sean Penn in the lead roles not only a celebrity cast, but also provide with the investigation of a political scandal from the days of the Iraq war also a hot topic. The former U.S. diplomat Joseph C. Wilson (Sean Penn) is with the CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson (Naomi Watts) is married, is involved as a director of a number of operational teams, inter alia, the status of the alleged to verify Iraq’s nuclear weapons program. Quickly summarize the evidence that it is in the purported evidence (such as the ominous aluminum tubes) to clumsy forgeries, which are intended primarily to justify an attack against Saddam Hussein and Iraq, which pushed forward by the U.S. government is. Even the alleged sale of uranium oxide (yellowcake) from Niger to Iraq is nothing but a fake, as Wilson notes on a trip to Africa. Nevertheless, the government used the falsified facts as arguments for the invasion, which has long been decided. The Diplomat disputatious but is not willing to come to terms with the obvious fraud, and published an article on his findings. He comes off an avalanche, uncovered in the course of his own wife as an agent is what is in the U.S. actually punishable. At the now dawning on the couple and the hostile media coverage, the relationship breaks up the two almost, because Valerie is still loyal to their country and is silent about the whole affair. , Doug Liman, who has recommended the latest with The Bourne Identity (2002) for higher orders in Hollywood and is currently working on a major new edition of The Three Musketeers, has worked with his film Fair Game an affair that in the summer of 2003 shocked the American public. He saves not dramatising music and a fiery appeal Sean Penn for the American ideal of a militant and only the truth committed Republic. And during the credits, we see for the first time the real Valerie Plame Wilson, as she began her testimony before the inquiry. Fair Game is a very solid staged thriller, but it exaggerates properly in some places with the pathos. Among the winners, or at least the promising candidates for the Golden Palm, Doug Liman’s film is therefore probably are hardly could be due to the concentrated star power at the box office but at least be some in there. (Joachim Kurz)
  Title: Fair Game Country of production: USA Production year: 2010 Length: 104 (Min.) Distribution: ( #) Tobis Film Distribution

Fair Game

Fair Game

           Fair Game
               Genre: Thriller
               Diplomat, uranium, CIA, Iraq war, intrigue, weapons of mass destruction, Cannes 2010
    Valerie worked undercover as a department of the Central Intelligence Agency, which investigated whether Iraq possesses weapons of mass destruction. Valerie’s husband, Joe, who works as a diplomat, is involuntarily drawn into this investigation with. He should acknowledge that Iraq has purchased enriched uranium from Niger. But Joe knows that this is not the case and that communication is more so to his superiors. When the U.S. government still claims that Iraq had purchased uranium, and calls for an invasion of the country, Joe published in The New York Times an article on the alleged uranium transaction which is to serve as grounds for war. Shortly after, a newspaper reported that Valerie worked for the CIA. Suddenly, she and her contacts in mortal danger.   Title: Fair Game Country of production: USA Production year: 2010 Length: 104 (Min.) Distribution: ( #) Tobis Film Distribution

The father Game (DVD)

The father Game (DVD)

           The father Game (DVD)
               Genre: Drama
               Father-son conflict, computer game
  A film, three stories: In his new film The Lord’s game based on the novel by Joseph Haslinger, Michael Glawogger a confusing web of actions and characters designed in which it always is about the most broken relationships between people. As the title of the film suggests, it revolves primarily around the generation gap of children with their fathers. Ratz (Helmut Köpping) is a long-idled student, his father (Christian Tramitz), a successful and ambitious politicians abysmal, hates. To live out his revenge fantasies, the Filius a computer game called “Kill Daddy Goodnight has created” that allows him to carry the hated father, at least virtually in the afterlife. In addition, there’s his sister (Franziska Weisz), which connects him an incestuous relationship. In short. A family to run away. And that’s what the son is doing well at the first opportunity. Is the wholly unexpected, as Ratz a call from his former college friend Mimi (Sabine Timoteo) receives, asks him to visit her the next day in New York. Pleased with the welcome change is made Ratz in the plane and flies to the U.S.. But what awaits him there is at least as horrible as what he has just left behind: for Mimi and her family to hide his own grandfather (Otto Tausig) for 32 years in the cellar, so this is not for a massacre perpetrated in World War II Lithuanian Jews must answer for. And finally, there are the journalists Jonas Shtrom (Ulrich Tukur), whose father was among the victims of execution. The son now contrasts the existing relationship with a father very withdrawn retelling of the massacre. It is the last of the many father relations, which picks up and runs through the film – and the bitterest. It is an ambiguous film that Michael Glawogger with the film version of the 600 pages thick novel by Joseph Haslinger here to submit. While some consider it a masterpiece and he was named the best feature film in Austria in 2009, he is other than completely unsuccessful film. The fact is that Glawogger has hineingepackt in his dense and cryptic work a lot. Several parallel narrative strands, linking into place only very late and want to add yet not quite a homogeneous history, countless different motifs and themes such as various broken relationships with fathers and other emotions, rare diseases, unpunished criminals and – of course – the Nazi era, this animated persons that enter into the real images. For some viewers is that too much – especially the really deadly serious story is broken again and very grim, typical Austrian humor. Within this conglomerate of various elements affect the characters, despite the excellent cast performances never like real people of flesh and blood, but as symbols, such as placeholders in a test arrangement. And that’s Glawogger film is – an experiment in which we are thrown in and whose meaning we understand late. Because here – as in life – just not everything fits into one another adds, because there are open questions that remain gaps that we can not fill. The Lord’s game is a film that makes it difficult to viewers. to let yourself fall into it simply is not enough. He challenges us, forces us to adopt an attitude. That is what gives with all due understanding of the sometimes extreme reactions, which has caused this film, one of his undeniable qualities. It is not the only one. (Joachim Kurz) (# ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________) After so many film leaves you perplexed, shaking the cinema. The expectations were set too high? If one of the brilliant documentaries like Michael Glawogger Mega Cities (1998) and Working Man’s Death (2005) knows or his last brilliant film Slumming (2006), then you could actually go inside just full of anticipation and curiosity in his new feature film. But the father Glawogger game is a bitter disappointment. If you wonder what’s going on, the answer is simple. But to answer the question of why the whole thing? “Is very difficult. This film is based on the novel by Josef Haslinger. The focus is on living in Vienna 35-year-old Kramer Ratz (Helmut Köpping) not exactly the best relationship with his father, a minister, and therefore a brutal computer game called Kill Daddy Goodnight developed. At the beginning of the film he gets from his ex Mimi (in ever-changing wigs: Sabine Timoteo come to) a call with an invitation to New York and renovate the house of her grandfather (Otto Tausig). In parallel to this plot, we see a certain Jonas Shtrom (Ulrich Tukur), who is looking for the murderer of his father, a Lithuanian Nazi. It is this Nazi is Mimi’s grandfather, who barricaded themselves in a cellar for 32, to dressing the Ratz to a cozy place to stay. A plot that comes along a bit too much zurechtgeschustert and two hours moving dangerously thin ice. Father hatred is one of the motives, which revolves around the character of Ratz. But father developed this hate-computer game, Ratz, is downright ridiculous. A shooter game where you can collect all the more dots, the more father figures to be shot down. Ratz also has to deal with the Nazi past of a war criminal. In these serious issues are mixed bizarre images such as night driving through wild snow, animated computer characters, photos of war massacres. Like a shattered puzzle of the film falls apart more and more, rather than piece by piece together. And at some point, it is unfortunately only very boring. (Katrin Knauth)
  Title: The Lord’s Game (DVD) Original Title: Kill Daddy Goodnight Country of production: Germany, France, Austria Year of Production: 2008 Length: 113 (Min.) Published at: AL! VE format: 16:9 tone / language: Dolby Digital 5.1, German EAN: 4042564121780 Extras: Audio Description (Hörfilmfassung), deleted scenes, trailers, audio commentary by Michael Glawogger

Game of Dreams – The true story of the wrong team

Game of Dreams - The true story of the wrong team
               Genre: Comedy
  Even the title hints at it: As unlikely love the story of the game of dreams – The true story of the wrong team to be, it has actually happened and ended in September of 2004 through all media. What had happened? The staying as a guest in Bavaria national handball team in Sri Lanka’s disappeared, according to newspaper reports (including the mirror, this was also worth a message) from its headquarters in Wittislingen on the edge of the Swabian Alb, leaving only a letter in English, which explained

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The game of power

The game of power

The King’s Men

  Louisiana in the Fifties: The political establishment of the State of Willie Stark (Sean Penn), a maverick who does not enter on the power play of the rich and powerful and persistent struggles against corruption and abuse of power. His advocacy for the weak and the disadvantaged does not make him very popular, but his great hour strikes after an improperly built into the school building itself collapses. Stark, who has entered as a single against the non-transparent procurement procedures to the construction of the

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The Father Game

The Father Game
               Genre: Drama
  A film, three stories: In his new film, the father game based on the novel by Joseph Michael Glawogger Haslinger has a confusing web of actions and characters designed to where it is always the most broken relationships between people. As the title of the film suggests it already, it turns primarily to conflicts between the generations of children with their fathers.

Ratz (Helmut Köpping) is hate A drunken long-term student, the abysmally his father (Christian Tramitz), a successful and

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The biggest game of the World

The biggest game of the World

The biggest game of the World

  What have a Mongolian nomad family, one of the Nigerien Tuareg camel caravan and a Brazilian Indian tribe from the Amazon in common: They live in the remotest regions of the world and they love football. So much so that they do everything possible to see the final of the 2002 World Cup between Germany and Brazil on television. About their use and the hurdles they had to overcome in the process, the Spanish director Gerardo Olivares, the gay episode film shot the biggest game of the World / La Gran Final.

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