R | | Action, Mystery, Thriller
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Although based on a graphic novel, it shares notable similarities to Ed Brubaker's Image Comics series Velvet. Both are Cold War spy thrillers centered around veteran female agents wronged by their employer. Both works feature the protagonist entangled with an... ...
You know those movies where the picture just starts to slow down... and melt? Then catch fire? Well, that's Berlin.
The underground trains shown are definitely not a type that ever has been used in Berlin. In addition they are not yellow. Since 1929 all Berlin buses and underground trains are painted yellow. The trains are correctly tagged with a BVG (Berlin public transport) logo, however a modern one, not in use in the eighties.
The end credits are done in a green faux CRT-style font and end with an animation similar to an old CRT television turning off.
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$18,286,420 (USA) (30 July 2017)
$51,573,925 (USA) (28 September 2017)
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