|release date||September 20 2011|
|writer||Dennis Gansel, Jan Berger|
|starring||Karoline Herfurth, Nina Hoss, Jennifer Ulrich, Anna Fischer, Max Riemelt|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisDennis Gansel, director of the critically acclaimed THE WAVE, explores a seething dark side of Berlin in the WE ARE THE NIGHT. Following a sect of seductive female vampires that hide out in the city's alternative clubs, enjoying the luxury and pleasures their attained immortality provides them and wreaking horror on a string of unsuspecting victims, the film is a brilliantly stylized vision of the classic vampire myth -- a sensual, charismatic thrill ride fascinated with all aspects of the night.
The vampire is easily the most classic of all genre film creatures, with its presence in film and pop culture never in the position of being described as non-existent. Yet, if there ever was a time aside from the Universal Monster and Hammer eras where we would consider the subject to be over-saturating the market, it would be now. Whether one personally contributes this to an actual glut of vampire films or the headline making franchise that leaves a bad taste in most horror fans’ mouths, the real problem with the equally ferocious and romanticized undead is that previously explored territory is being mined to death in lieu of real innovation. Unfortunately, this is the same issue that plagues Dennis Gansel’s We Are The Night, a German import that’s more run-of-the-mill than downright terrible. …Read More