In his final screen appearance, Hoffman plays German counter-terrorism expert and rogue agent Gunter Bachmann in this thriller directed by Anton Corbijn. When terrorist activity appears imminent, Bachmann sets out to extinguish the threat and learn the truth behind a half-Chechen, half-Russian tortured immigrant who has appeared in Hamburg’s Islamic community. Co-starring Rachel McAdams. Corbijn speaks of working with Hoffman.
Philip had such an incredible delivery. I was making a point yesterday that I sometimes shot scenes in one take, because I liked it so much.