Tides just aches to be a waterborne Blade Runner crossed with Mad Max , but instead emerges as even more waterlogged than Waterworld . A soupy, post-apocalyptic Europudding that needed more action, greater imagination and a star of some magnitude in the leading role, this tale of an investigation into the possibility of restoring life to a mostly decimated Earth is all dark, grim and clammy. Premiered in the Berlinale Specials section of the Berlin Film Festival , and exec produced by Roland Emmerich , this is a lumbering piece of very heavy metal that might achieve lift-off as acceptable generic fare here and there but not in more demanding markets. Related Story Berlin Review: Daniel Bruhl Makes Directing Debut With ‘Next Door’ The part of the world in which Blake finds herself is wet, sandy and bleak, hardly a hospitable environment. In fact, she's along the German Tidelands, a seldom remarked-upon stretch along the southern coast of the North Sea with enormous wet beaches. Almost by default, this area emerges as the star of the film, as its strange beauty and misty changeability is eerily captivating. By rights, Arnezeder, who is little-known in the U.S. despite having appeared in… Read full this story
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