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Nächte in Wilhelmsburg: Die Trilogie (German) [Night In Wilhelmsburg: The Trilogy]

This trilogy is actually a set of three interconnecting short sitcoms and was quite interesting to watch. Each of the story is placed an year after the previous one, so its essentially a growth of characters over a period of time. Wilhelmsburg is supposed to be Hamburg’s worst district, where a lot of immigrant population lives.

Episode 1: Eine Nacht in Wilhelmsburg
Martin, a budding actor, has a crush on Murat, who works in a video store, but doesn't know whether he's gay or not. One day Murat invites him over for dinner but Martin's buddy Christopher however is convinced, that Murat is a gay-basher as Murat lives in the worst part of Hamburg. Martin leaves Murat’s address with Christopher just in case. Love eventually finds its way between the couple but has a hilarious ending when the cops show up.

Episode 2: The Lucio Fulci Experience
Martin and Murat are going through a rough patch after being together for one year. Murat conspires with one of their friends to surprise Martin with a party for their first anniversary. But things don’t go as planned. Murat's protective Turkish mother and the drama of Martin’s friends make this a truly unforgettable evening.

Episode 3: Das Haus am Anfang der Strasse
Martin's friends Kay and Bernd want a baby, and looking for a surrogate mother. Martin unexpectedly makes a career as an advertising star, and Murat's sexy brother Can appears in the picture. All the characters are going through own craziness and come together in the end.

I had a very good time watching this trilogy. I had a constant smile on my face. The gags and the interactions reminded me of so many sitcoms with gay characters that we have seen in the past. It was just relaxing and fun to watch something whose purpose is to just entertain. You sometimes just don’t want to put too much effort into thinking random things. Sure, the production values were low, and acting was silly, but I dod not expect anything different. This was great as it is. I just wished that the Turkish hunk Murat was someone hotter, given the fact that those guys are so bloody hot. But besides that, watch this harmless fun trilogy for pure & silly entertainment. (6.5/10)

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