#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Set in postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: They will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård) and his troubled daughter. In this charged atmosphere, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal.
Plot: In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.
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A disappointing movie adaptation for it’s inexplicably shortcut plot.
Since the movie poster with the prominent appearance of my favorite actress Keira Knightley appears on the cover of the freshly re-released novel by the same name I consider it justified to compare the movie adaptation to the book and its notable deviations from the original plot. I read through a fair slice of the book and while I understand a movie adaptation must cut corners for the necessity of brevity it is quite remarkable to cut an entire character out of the plot. Since in the book there’s an interesting dynamic developing between Freda (or Frieda), which is the German’s daughter and the surviving son of the British couple and that whole plot has been cut from the movie because there’s no remaining son! The parents are grieving for the loss of one of their children but would have all the more reason to persist in their faltering marriage if not for the bereft sibling. Another missing character is a woman that the British man hires for army work and with who he also was developing some sort of affair, even if that would not come to fruition it is an important part of understanding why the couple was growing apart: with the woman taking a liking to the German architect and her soldier husband to someone of is staff. Without these key ingredients what is left in the movie is only the one-sided affair of the woman with the German. It’s quite incomprehensible that while the movie still has a duration of almost 2 hours there was no time to include these plot elements and it would have given the movie some more depth and have kept the story going on a heightened pace. What’s left of the movie is not entirely bad and the main actors are making the most of what they are given to work with, but being familiar with the book left me with a feeling of disappointment.
Good; Coukd Have Been Better
There are some good performances in this film. Unfortunately, it suffers from a very predictable script.. I knew what people would say before they opened their mouths. Mediocre at best.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 48 min (108 min)
Genre Drama, Romance, War
Director James Kent
Writer Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse, Rhidian Brook
Actors Keira Knightley, Ned Wills, Pandora Colin
Country Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Awards 1 nomination
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Alexa Mini, Mini Hawk primes, Kinoptics primes, Cooke MKII20-60mm
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process Hybrid Anamorphic
Printed Film Format Digital (Digital Cinema Package DCP)