Sunday, 31 August 2014

TAHAR RAHIM IN TRAILER FOR THE CUT


Reports that Tahar Rahim doesn't say a word in Fatih Akin's definitely-not-at-Cannes historical drama appear to be incorrect - he says plenty of words, and they're all in English! Isn't Akin a director of sufficient stature to not need to cast major actors in his films, thus forcing the dialogue into English? Early word from Venice (more on that later) appears to hint that The Cut was commercialised by this decision, since it hasn't fared well with the critics...