Justice. Revenge. Are they the same? Are they even related? In the Fade from Fatih Akin is the story of a search for justice, and what happens when that justice is denied.
While the film is designed as an action-thriller (and works moderately well as such), it may better serve as exposure to the depth of the hatred that exists in parts of our society.
“I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing,” the Apostle Paul says. So where does evil come from?