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By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Action-comedy prequel has violence, drugs, language.

Movie NR 2022 94 minutes
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This is a fairly typical action noir comedy in the tradition of Guy Ritchie movies. Buba is a German movie, a prequel to the TV series How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) that can be enjoyed without being familiar with that show. The constant twists and turns can get to be a bit much, but these plots and subplots and double-and triple-crosses are more or less worth it.

As the titular character, Bjärne Madel keeps it engaging enough in his portrayal of this lovably unlovable loser with a warped interpretation of what karma means. The quirkiness and smart dialogue of most of the other characters is to be expected, and it's frustrating that the movie doesn't really bring anything new to those not versed in How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast). That said, the quality in the acting and direction is there, and the final scenes where it all comes together feel like some kind of impossibly executed performance in gymnastics.

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