Fabian: Going to the Dogs

Fabian: Going to the Dogs ★★★½

The first half of the film was rather experimental in style. It had splitscreens, real footage of the Berlin in the 1930's, grainy film effects and even began pretty cool with a scene that was situated in 2019 that changed to 1931. Very cool, yes, but it also looked like the director/editor couldn't make a definitive choice. It also starts a bit chaotic. The rest of the movie was shot and edited pretty normal, aside from the 4:3 resolution.
Besides that, this is an interesting period piece, a coming of age story that takes place in the turbulent and radicalizing Berlin of 1931. Has some great moments and is entertaining till the end,although it requires a lot of patience from the viewer. A very decent three-and-a-half stars.

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