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Thekla Reuten

Hotel Lux (2011)

The ways in which the modern-day Germans deal with the atrocities committed by the Nazis in WWII can be complicated. Most Germans are very ashamed of what happened, and this is manifested in many different ways, ranging from refusal to talk…

The American (2010)

In one scene of The American, Jack (George Clooney) sits in a café and watches a clip of Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West: the spectacular entrance of Henry Fonda as he’s about to shoot a boy dead. There’s a similar scene of such…