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Synopsis: A biochemist and his dishy wife arrive in Berlin for a conference at which a scientist and his controversial Arab funder will announce breakthrough research. While his wife checks into the hotel, he grabs a cab to return to the airport for his briefcase, left at the curb. En route, an auto accident puts him in a coma, from which he awakes four days later without identification and with gaps in his memory. He goes to the hotel: his wife refuses to recognize him and another man has claimed his identity. With help from a nurse, the cab driver, a retired Stasi agent, and an academic friend, he tries to unravel what's going on. Is the answer in the briefcase?
Director(s): Jaume Collet-Serra
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.9
Metacritic:
56
Rotten Tomatoes:
56%
PG-13
Year:
2011
113 min
$63,677,735
Website
1,516 Views


Ladies and gentlemen...

...we are beginning our descent

into Berlin Tegel...

...where local time is 8:30 a. m. and the

temperature is a cool minus four degrees.

Morning.

Did you sleep?

No. I'll sleep at the hotel.

You'll do great.

You always do.

What's the purpose of your visit?

We're here for a biotechnology summit.

I'm giving a presentation.

Mr. and Mrs. Harris, welcome to Berlin.

Danke schn.

Next, please.

"I'm giving a presentation"?

Well, she asked.

- Oof. Welcome to Berlin.

Taxi.

Taxi.

Martin, get in the car. Let him do that.

Oh, ya-ya.

What do you think he's saying?

No idea.

Look. Isabel Kronenberger is showing

here on Saturday.

Oh, yeah.

Remember when we saw her

in Chicago?

Yes.

Why don't I meet you there on Saturday

after my lunch with Professor Bressler?

Yeah.

If you promise.

I promise.

- Welcome to the Hotel Adlon Kempinski.

Thank you.

You check in, honey.

I'll take care of this.

Have you stayed with us before?

- First time in Berlin.

- First time in Berlin.

If there's anything else I can do for you....

How much do I owe you?

Thirty-seven, sir.

Welcome to the Adlon Kempinski Berlin.

How may I help you, madam?

- Dr. and Mrs. Harris, the Eisenhower suite.

- Of course.

Wait, wait.

- Everything okay, sir?

- Is this everything from the taxi?

- Yes, sir.

I'm afraid, Mrs. Harris, but the Eisenhower

suite may not be available right now.

What do you mean "not available"?

There have been changes,

security reasons.

But we confirmed two weeks ago.

Would you allow me

to answer the phone?

I'll go to the airport. I'll be back, okay?

Oh, please.

Excuse me, driver?

Is there another route?

Oh, come on.

- Look out!

- No!

Hello? Hello?

Can you hear me?

Dr. Farge?

Dr. Farge. Dr. Farge.

I don't speak German.

Are you English?

American.

You have been in an accident.

Accident?

Can you tell me your name?

Your name.

Martin. Martin Harris.

Dr. Martin Harris.

Where's my wife, Liz?

- Is she hurt? Is she hurt? Where is she?

- Calm down.

It's all right, Dr. Harris.

You were the only passenger.

The taxi you were in went into the river.

Your heart stopped for several minutes.

It's Thursday, November 24th.

You have been in a coma for four days.

Thanksgiving.

But my wife, she's in Berlin with me.

Where is she? Why isn't she here?

We couldn't find any identification

with you, Dr. Harris.

No, no, no.

- Please, calm down.

Aah.

Where can we reach your wife?

Does she have a cell phone?

Of course she has a cell phone. It's....

Uh....

I can't remember.

Can you tell me what you do remember,

Martin?

Bits and pieces. Arriving at the airport.

Getting in a taxi with Liz...

...but I don't know how I got here.

There are no rules with severe trauma

of this kind.

Memories get lost or fractured.

Most of them return,

although it's unlikely...

...you will ever fully recall the events

around your accident.

In the meantime, let us see

if anyone has filed a report...

...looking for a Martin Harris, okay?

- Yes, yes, yes.

- Okay.

From London

with Kevin Spencer and Diana Bailey.

Good evening.

Welcome to the BNI World News.

Here are today's top stories.

The Prime Mini-

Clothes. For you.

Has anybody been

looking for me? My wife?

Meine Frau?

Come here, you.

It's beautiful. Just beautiful.

I'm glad you like it.

She gave it to me as a gift.

In Paris. On our honeymoon.

Prince Shada arrived in Berlin today for

this year's biotechnology global summit.

The personal attendance

of the flamboyant prince...

...has fueled speculation that the summit,

now in its 10th year...

...will witness the announcement

of a major scientific breakthrough.

With the world's leading researchers

convening...

...at the luxurious Hotel Adlon

in Central Berlin...

- Hotel Adlon.

- ... the field of biotechnology...

...steps into the forefront

of the media spotlight.

I'm here for the summit.

Nurse.

You have to realize the risk.

Doctor, I've been gone for four days.

My wife is out there in a city

she doesn't know. She'll be terrified.

I need to find her.

Sign this.

It releases you from my care.

And here's my card.

Any nausea, dizziness, difficulty with

speech, you contact me immediately.

- Do you understand?

- Thank you.

Welcome to the Hotel Adlon Kempinski.

How may I help you?

Yes, hi. I'm a guest of the hotel.

I lost my room key. I need a new one.

- What room are you staying in?

- The Eisenhower suite.

- And may I have your name?

- Martin Harris. Dr. Martin Harris.

And may I please see some ID,

Mr. Harris?

There's been a situation.

I've lost my passport.

I'm going to need some ID, sir.

If you get someone to escort me

to my room, I can prove it.

Just give me a moment.

- Excuse me. Do you have an invitation?

- No.

I mean, yes. My name is Dr. Martin Harris.

I'm on the list.

- Let me check.

- I saw my wife go inside.

I'm trying to find her.

Herr Strauss?

- Dr. Martin Harris?

- Yes.

Yes. There you are. I'm Herr Strauss,

head of the Hotel Security.

Do you have any identification?

Passport, driver's license?

No, I don't, but-

- You would know him, he's over there.

- Professor Bressler!

- Professor Bressler!

Sir, please.

He knows me.

He can confirm who I am.

- If you will be patient, sir, no problem.

- I'm being very patient.

Thank God. There she is. That's my wife,

over there by the buffet table.

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