WANTED (Franziska Meletzky, Germany). 88 minutes. Subtitled. Friday (May 20), 5:30 pm. Cumberland. Rating: NNN Rating: NNN
Jola, who has just shot the guy in her building who keeps sexually harassing her, seeks refuge with her downstairs neighbour Dora, a complete stranger. Jola is mysterious and pretty hot - almost a noir archetype. Dora's bitter after being dumped by her husband, emotionally closed off and initially hostile to the damsel in distress. Not for long. A few plot twists and some quirky characters make this a decent entry. But where's the steamy sex scene?
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