In his socio-critical drama, debuting director Johannes Naber envisages his native Germany as a world which has no place for integrity, morality or innocence, at least not for young illegal immigrants.
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Sehr guter Film, ohne moralisch zu bewerten. Erzählt nur eine Geschichte ohne Happy End, und lässt einen betroffen zurück. Denn was ist zu tun? Die einen haben ein gutes Leben, die anderen haben ein beschissenes Leben.
Sometimes Naber's Film is too close to a textbook version of an immigrant tragedy: relying solely on the main character's woe as well as feeling overly constructed in its light and dark moments. Yet, there exists an intensity in the story that might not be overlooked. It's the unbearable thought that something like could be happening in any European capital at this very moment.