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Der amerikanische Soldat

Rainer Werner Fassbinder West Germany, 1970

This is Jake Kath's rating of the film The American Soldier

The final installment of the loose gangster trilogy feels slightly short on ideas but there's something just damn sexy about Scheydt. He chews every scene with his masculine charm and cold deliver. He's defiantly the type you would bring to the dinner table to intimidate your family. Aside from that, the ending is stellar and yes, all the same deft sensibilities are at play, which is nice.