CURVEBALL tells the grotesque, at times even surreal, true story of how the Iraq war was started based on nothing but fake intelligence and the involvement of the German government / German secret service.
DIRECTOR: Johannes Naber
VERSION: German & English (OV) with English subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 108 min
RELEASE: Filmwelt, Germany, date tba
The film’s main asset is the sharp writing of a screenplay which deftly balances humour against the grave implications of an intelligence infrastructure which tailors the facts to suit its current agenda.SCREEN
A pitch-black spy comedy, complete with slapstick 007 chases and a lavish dash of twisted Le Carré-like charactersCINEUROPA