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Short Sharp Shock (1998)
Kurz und schmerzlos (original title)
Fiction, 100 min
 
Production country   Germany
Languages   German,Turkish,Greek,Serbian
Director   Fatih Akin
Scriptwriter   Fatih Akin
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Hamburg, Germany. The small crime scene. Three friends: Gabriel from Turkey and just out of prison, Costa from Greece and together with Gabriel's sister, Bobby from Serbia and together with her best friend. Bobby wants to get more into organized crime and decides to apply for a membership in an Albanian gang. As a test, he has to beat up someone who owes his future boss. He can join. Later, when Bobby has to do a weapon's deal on his own, he tries to get his friends in, too. But Gabriel does not want to go back into crime, he is dreaming of a life at the southern Turkish coast, owning a boat rental shop. Costa, always out of money, joins Bobby for one last time before getting good. But before the deal is on, both women start leaving their men for others. And when the deal is on, it goes terribly wrong.
 
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» Fatih Akin visits Athens to present The Cut, 24-25 February
 
 
 
       
       
   
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