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- Summary: In a small desolate town in northeastern Germany, a handsome ex-soldier, a Turkish businessman, and his beautiful, and his beautiful, restless wife find themselves in a desperate love triangle in this suspenseful reworking of James M. Cain’s classic Depression-era novel The Postman Always s Rings Twice. (The Cinema Guild)… Expand
- Director: Christian Petzold
- Genre(s): Drama
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83The movie ends abruptly, setting up an epilogue that viewers will have to provide for themselves. Jerichow's sparseness, tiny cast, and minimal plot can make the film seem a little elusive, but there’s a certain elegance to Petzold's concision, too. He shows all he wants us to see.
80A tightly constructed "dramatic thriller" in which the tension comes as much from what the characters are thinking as from what they end up doing, Jerichow again confirms writer-helmer Christian Petzold ("Yella," "The State I Am In") as a world-class talent who remains underappreciated beyond Germany.
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