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We Are the Night (2010)

Wir sind die Nacht (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 28 October 2010 (Germany)
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In Berlin, a cop closes in on an all-female vampire trio who just took in a new member, Lena.

Director:

Dennis Gansel

Writers:

Jan Berger (screenplay), Dennis Gansel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karoline Herfurth ... Lena
Nina Hoss ... Louise
Jennifer Ulrich ... Charlotte
Anna Fischer Anna Fischer ... Nora
Max Riemelt ... Tom
Arved Birnbaum Arved Birnbaum ... Lummer
Steffi Kühnert ... Lenas Mutter
Jochen Nickel ... Bewährungshelfer
Ivan Shvedoff ... van Gogh
Nic Romm Nic Romm ... Olsen
Manuel Depta Manuel Depta ... Russenschläger 1
Tomas Jester Tomas Jester ... Russenschläger 2
Waléra Kanischtscheff ... Wasja
Christian Näthe Christian Näthe ... Wachmann 1
Tom Jahn ... Wachmann 2
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Storyline

The vampires Louise, Charlotte and Nora arrive in Berlin after attacking the passengers and crew of an airplane in a flight to Paris. The leader Louise has been looking for centuries for her missed love and Charlotte misses her daughter that she saw in 1923 for the last time. Meanwhile, the smalltime pickpocket Lena steals a Russian mobster and is chased by Detective Tom. When Lena goes to a nightclub, the lesbian Louise believes that Lena is the love of her life and transforms her into a vampire. Lena initially feels lost with the transformation, but sooner she joins the trio of vampires in their nightlife. When the pack of vampires attacks a group of criminals, the police department investigates the case and hunts the women without knowing the risks that they are taking. Meanwhile the lonely Tom and the Lena fall in love with each other; but the unrequited love of Louise for Lena jeopardizes the couple. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Immortal. Insatiable.


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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

28 October 2010 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

We Are the Night See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR6,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,271,597
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nina Hoss was always the first and only choice as Louise when Dennis Gansel wrote the script in 1999. She wanted the part from the get go. Karoline Herfurth had also been attached since the 90s but was too young to play Lena, the part Gansel wanted to give her. Instead he promised her the part of Nora. Due to the delay in production, however, Herfurth was old enough to play Lena when the film was finally green-lit. See more »

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At one point, the siren of a police car can be heard. However, this is not the typical sound German police cars use. See more »

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Nora: Humans break so easily.
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Features Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) See more »

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just another lesbian vampire flick
20 January 2013 | by trashgangSee all my reviews

This is a misleading film. This isn't a horror at all, it's more a drama taking place in a vampire world. There isn't really any biting going on or an amount of red stuff flowing. And that's why so many vampire lovers will tear this flick down. Because it's low on everything. Sure, they all look sexy especially Charlotte (Jennifer Ulrich) but somehow it doesn't work. look, when they are at an inside swimming pool and ask the boys to join. You can see what is coming and yes one girl take of her top to reveal her tits toward the guys but not for the viewers. You are left with a hunger.

And there's a lot of dancing going on in the nightlife. I can take it once but always going to that place were in fact nothing is happening...except for the music itself. There's one scene were the vamps go wandering around and are driving their cars on Nightlife from IAMX. Being a fan of IAMX that was a nice surprise and you can hear the whole song.

But be honest, it's a bit like Twilight, a bit like Romeo and Juliet. The forbidden love between a human and a vampire. Jeaulousy between the vampires, lesbian love between Louis and Charlotte, you could see the fight coming between them. Maybe I'm missing something that I didn't see, what is worth watching is the fight between both of them for the effects but by then it's too late. It's was a long night...

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 4/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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