GER19 Blame Game

R18+ 104 mins

About the film

Release Date: May 30, 2019
Director: Philipp Leinemann
Actors: Alexander Fehling, Axel Prahl, Ronald Zehrfeld
Australian premiere

Featuring tour-de-force performances by A-listers Ronald Zehrfeld (The People vs Fritz Bauer, 2015) and Alexander Fehling (of TV series Homeland and Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds), this gripping political thriller written and directed by Philipp Leinemann, (The King’s Surrender, 2014) tackles exploitation by big corporations head on.
Martin Behrens (Zehrfeld) is a Middle East expert for the German intelligence agency BND for whom he obtains information that leads to a U.S. drone strike on a wanted terrorist in Zahiristan. A few days later, a terrorist attack presumed to be a payback for the drone strike hits all too close to home for Martin. Shaken to his core, he starts to investigate the linked attacks on his own. What he uncovers will bring him to the realisation that the line between good and evil is far more narrow that he could have ever imagined.

“A highly topical and entertaining thriller” – Deutsche Welle

NOMINATED: Best Supporting Actor, German Film Award 2019
German with English subtitles

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