Posted on August 9, 2022
German director Fatih Akin (‘The Edge of Heaven’) adjusts the cult creative ‘Why We won the auto,’ through the late Wolfgang Herrndorf, the silver screen as ‘Tschick.’
Boyd van Hoeij
Fatih Akin, a Hamburg-born filmmaker of Turkish beginnings, knows his or her form around a rough-edged, ink-black and punk-infused absolutely love tale, as he shown on his Golden Bear victor Head-On, or a thing mysteriously beguiling like their Cannes opposition subject the boundary of eden, a Kieslowskian kaleidoscope of schedules that unwittingly intersect. His or her two Venice-selected videos couldn’t are more different either: psyche household ended up being, rather fittingly, a messy, hopeful and finally delicious drama, while his own old performance The reduce, fix with the background with the Armenian genocide, never fairly been able to reach the epic nobility it therefore certainly strived for.
Each one of his own fiction properties, however, indicates Akin will be the rather director that loves to challenge themselves considering his own comfort zone whenever he or she initiate shooting the latest challenge. Just due to this reasons, the thought that Akin might possibly be adjusting the later part of the Wolfgang Herrndorf’s best-selling YA unique Tschick (converted as Why We got the auto in English) — pertaining to two 8th rank males who “borrow” someone’s beat-up, Soviet-era car for an impromptu road trip through East Germany — seemed very exciting. (more…)