In this modern-day Romeo and Juliet, star-crossed lovers are torn apart by cultural tensions between the East and the West. Sarah takes her American boyfriend Frank to her home country in the Arab world. After an incident during a night stroll, Frank is imprisoned by corrupt police for Sarah's murder. His quest for justice turns into a spiritual journey led by Muslim inmates, from the moderate ... See full summary »
A practicing Sikh is banned by the boxing commission for refusing to back down from his religious beliefs. Through racial profiling and stereotypical threats, he does what any strong American would do, fight back.
The film evidently lacks cohesion, a valuable lesson on how to misuse the good template set up by its reputable predecessors. While the charm of Berlin and its people does shine through a few scenes, the majority of the stories fail to fulfill the even basic elements of good storytelling. Each story sets up a good premise only to disappoint the audience with an unjustifiable cliché ending, as if someone was yelling at the film makers to wrap up on the last days of the shoot. Overall a major let-down and Berlin simply does not deserve this.
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