Tomas Wodianka, above) -- also a hit man, no surprise -- and the two head off to learn what their assignment is to be.
Eva-Katrin Hermann, above), who treats the pair like shit and then leaves for a party. What transpires from here grows crazier and darker but never loses touch with the reality the movie so nicely creates. By the time Berger (Reiner Schöne, below) finally shows up, anything is now possible, and that's pretty much what occurs.
Tomasz Thomson (shown at right: This is only his second film) the movie is surprisingly assured both visually and in terms of dialog and pacing. Herr Thomson keeps the surprise, suspense and smiles flowing, and he does this all within the confines of a nearly single-location setting and a mere quintet of actors (the fifth wheel, Berger's right-hand man, is played quite well by Waléra Kanischtscheff, below, right).
The director seems to perfectly understand the power of "quiet" in a crime movie, as opposed to all those explosions and chases that Hollywood favors in film after tiresome film. He also knows how to use narration judiciously and cleverly to keep that smile on our often bewildered (but never bored) faces.
Netflix streaming and probably elsewhere, too.