In the Fade

In the Fade

In the Fade

Golden Globe-winning thriller from acclaimed German director Fatih Akin (The Edge of Heaven) featuring Diane Kruger in her first German-language feature.

"Kruger plays Katja, whose life collapses in the aftermath of a bomb attack that kills her husband and son. But after the time of mourning and injustice comes the time for revenge." (Sydney Film Festival)

Best Foreign Language Film, Golden Globes 2018; Winner of Best Actress (Kruger), 2017 Cannes Film Festival
2017Rating: MA15+, Strong themes and coarse language106 minsGermany, FranceGerman with English subtitles
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In the Fade / Reviews

Village Voice

Village Voice

The more I think about it, the more I believe it might actually be one of Akin's best.

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Variety

Variety

Kruger's powerhouse performance in her first German-language production goes a long way toward compensating for the narrative's dip into overly crystalline waters ...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Ms. Kruger ... leaves a vivid, haunting impression.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This is not Kruger's finest hour. Nor Akin's either.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Doggedly conventional in its approach, the film walks an uneasy line between unflinching honesty and crass emotional exploitation, before tipping into the latter in a questionable final act.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Akin was inspired to tell the story by real-life political events in Germany, and his skills as a filmmaker are such that escape from this unsettling film is not in the cards.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A thriller made riveting by an emotional performance from Diane Kruger.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

A mediocre film wrapped around and weighing down a truly great performance.

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