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Cut the Crap

Germany, 1999 (MIFF 2000, Fiction)

Director: Annette Ernst

Henry and Nick, two small-time gangsters aspiring to higher things, meet up with Maria, a Columbian drug smuggler. As soon as they can do the deal, they're off to the Caribbean. As the saying goes, if you want to hear God laugh, tell him your plans.

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