An illegal immigrant panics after after an argument with a train conductor which leads to a police chase.
Otomo is a film based on real events in late 80s Germany, in which an immigrant who was alittle crazy from loneliness caused by racism and stress from his illegal residency, fights back when targetted by a bus conductor, and runs off in a panic. A police chase leads ends in three deaths, with him stabbing two police officers, and one of them shooting him. In Official selection at the 2012 African Diaspora International Film Festival.
June 30, 2012, 10:03 a.m.
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Director: Frieder Schlaich
Writer: Roland Klick, Klaus Pohl, Frieder Schlaich
Language: German with English Subtitles
Cast: Isaach De Bankolé Eva Mattes Hanno Friedrich
Producer: Thomas Lechner Claudia Tronnier Irene von Alberti
Studio: Filmgalerie 451, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Official site: Otomo on IMDb