R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.
With financing from the UK's Film4 secured, Australian writer Andrew Bovell, best-known for writing the complex, sophisticated Australian drama Lantana (2001), was asked to write the script. Lantana (2001) won 7 Australian Film Awards (aka AFI Awards, now called AACTA Awards) and was based... ...
What happened in Beirut?
Günther Bachmann: You know what happened in Beirut. My networks were blown.
Martha Sullivan: So, Hamburg's a punishment?
Günther Bachmann: It depends on whether you like Hamburg.
When Issa cuts off his facial hair he leaves quite a bit. When he is with the lawyer he has a lot less, as though he has been professionally shaved.
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$17,237,244 (USA) (7 November 2014)