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Mute (film review)

Film: Mute
Year: 2018
Genre: Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller
Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux
About: A mute bartender goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.

My Review: 
Seeing this come up on my recommended for me on Netflix I decided to see if this would be any good. Liking Alexander Skarsgard as an actor, seeing him in a different role than I usually see him in really intrigued me.

The film is about a man called Leo who is a mute and when his girlfriend goes missing tries to find her any way that he can. At the same time the audience is seeing a man who seems to be involved in crime and who is trying to leave the country to go back to America.

I found that this film had a slower plot than I would have personally liked and it could have been more in depth with the movie however it was a good watch that I would see again. I also think that this highlights Alexander Skarsgard's acting ability as he is a mute throughout this film. I did think that his character was played amazingly though a bit dense and the watcher could have seen more insight about him so that the audience is able to get a deeper connection with the character. I also feel that the bad guy you do start to feel for throughout even though you know that he has done something wrong and it is not till the end in which we find out what he has done and why he is so desperate to leave Berlin.

Overall, this was a decent film in which I would watch again however it doesn't have loads of appeal to me. I would recommend this film to those who would like to watch a thriller movie which has a different spin to it.

My Rating: 3/5

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ma8te7ywEio

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