"When it comes to a sick mind.. there no are limits"
When you think of serial killers in film, the first thoughts that come to mind are probably Hopkins in "Hannibal" or Spacey in "Seven". Well, get ready to add another one to your list..lol Let's welcome Hennicke as Gabriel in "Antibodies" or "AntiKörper"! This is one sick puppy that needs to be put down A.S.A.P. and it's Michael's job to figure out just how to do it. He'd better figure out something really quick tho because Gabriel has a few tricks up his sleeve that will blow this inexperienced policeman's mind. With no further delay, Let's begin..
So, the film starts with a glass-shattering intro leaving jaws dropped, especially the chops of Polizist Schmitz(Reedus), who is now well known for his legendary role in "The Walking Dead". He is not the star of this film by a long-shot, but he does get enough screen time to put his name in the credits..lol Now on to the real action.
Gabriel, the killer, finds himself strapped to a bed being interrogated by some cops who are chomping at the bit for any information illustrating a motive for his murderous rampage. They bombard him with textbook questions such as "Who did you kill first" and "What made you do it". Well, Gabriel abides, but his titillating account of the events is a little more than they can handle which results in some rather questionable conduct for lawmen. However, Gabriel is unshaken, not even the slightest bit amused, that is until he meets, Michael(Möhring), a country cop with a mind of putty.
You see Michael is one of those do-gooder cops that meets people in the middle and tries to give everyone a fair hand. Nothing's wrong with that, but when you're dealing with hardcore criminals, you need to get your hands dirty, especially if you want to leave a mark. So, Gabriel picks up on Michael's naivety and plays rubric's cube with his brain. Twisting it back and forth and forth and back, until Michael doesn't even know who he is anymore. And it is only then, only at this point that Farmer realizes that he may lose more than just his mind in the presence of Gabriel, the serial killer.
We've got to admit this is one subtitled flick that we enjoyed reading just as much as watching all the way through. It's a solid story with plenty of suspense and realistic drama to keep even the most flighty viewer strapped to their seat. Now, there may be some dialogue and possibly a little footage that may not be palatable for those sensitive to films involving crime and kids, but if you can overlook that you're in for a treat. We recommend this one for those that enjoy film's with a razor's edge. Thanks for reading!
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