First look at Dennis Gansel’s ‘Year Of The Snake’
American audiences are largely unfamiliar with director/writer Dennis Gansel, but its about time they get to know him4. He first turned heads with his award-winning German-language WWII drama Before the Fall. After which he released two films back to back: The vampire horror We Are the Night and The Wave, a thriller about a high school history teacher who demonstrates to his class what life is like under a dictatorship. Now he is back with his latest, Year Of The Snake, a film based on events surrounding the Moscow terrorist attacks of 1999. The Year of the Snake tells the story of gossip reporter Paul Jensen, who goes to Moscow to find himself but falls victim to Russian domestic policy intrigues. Here is the first footage of the film.
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