The good guys dress in black, remember that, but in Amanda Adolfsson‘s second feature, Nelly Rapp – Monster Agent [+], based on Martin Widmark‘s books, bat-shaped pins beat the Ray-Bans every time. Still, there is more than a faint whiff of Men in Black to this story, now welcomed to the Berlinale‘s Generation, especially as far as the whole concept of “monster agents” is concerned – an underground organisation devoted to dealing with misbehaving mythical creatures, also gathering its intel from tabloids and providing long-serving members with cover jobs so as not to scare the civilians away.
Cineeuropa review: Nelly Rapp – Monster Agent
7. April 2021