Der Bastard (TV Mini-Series 1989)

TV Mini-Series   |  Adventure, Crime, Mystery


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Paul David, computer expert and hacker, is caught in a international data network and is confronted with criminals operating behind the scenes of a worldwide organization, which uses the ... See full summary »

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20 April 2007 | quadratur
10
| although a bit old fashioned by now, still a real good film
When I first saw this movie in television, back in the eighties, I watched a really thrilling story. Now, almost 20 years later, I have seen it again. And again I was excited by this movie.

Here, I refer mainly to the story, which I find very captivating. Some spectators might be bothered by the way, the story is shown on the screen. Few people in this film seem to be a bit wrong dressed, some behave in a strange matter, that I would not expect. For example, there are members of a kind of mafia, whose suits do not fit properly and who sometimes behave in a slapstick manner.

But all these little wrong placed parts did not really disturb the good feeling, that I had when I watched that film. The story about a computer freak and his dog, who almost get crushed between a crime syndicate, a secret organization and the German police could absolutely be placed in the modern times as well. Although nobody in our days uses acoustic couplers - which were really cool to see again beside all the other old fashioned technologies.

Perhaps some people would rate this movie 5 or even 1. For me it is almost perfect entertainment, and I would give it a 9.5 that I round up to a 10. Because 9 would not be enough.

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Adventure | Crime | Mystery | Thriller

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Release Date:

26 January 1989

Language

German


Country of Origin

West Germany

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