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The Fam – Review

This film was previously reviewed in March 2021 as part of our Berlinale coverage. The teenagers passing through this Swiss halfway home have suffered various traumas and losses, but their ebullience and...
White Cow

Ballad of a White Cow – Review

This film was previously reviewed in March 2021 as part of our Berlinale coverage. In Ballad of a White Cow (Ghasideyeh gave sefid) director duo Maryam Moghaddam and Behtash Sanaeeha explore injustice and...
Bliss

Bliss – Review

This film was previously reviewed in March 2021 as part of our Berlinale coverage. The English title of Henrika Kull’s film Glück limits the meaning to a single implication: bliss, after all, is the...
Petite Maman

Petite Maman – Review

This film was previously reviewed in March 2021 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Céline Sciamma has always excelled at bringing magic to the screen – even more so in her latest feature Petite Maman...
Schwesterlein

My Little Sister – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. There often exists an inexplicable and intense bond between twins; My Little Sister (Schwesterlein) explores the limits...
Anne At 13,000 Ft

Anne at 13,000 ft – Review

This film was previously reviewed as part of our coverage for Berlinale 2020. Daycare assistant Anne has fallen, literally, in love. In the opening moments of Canadian director Kazik Radwanski’s sublime...
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I’m Your Man – Review

This film was previously reviewed in March 2021 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Cuneiform expert Alma works at Berlin’s prestigious Pergamon Museum, but like most academics she needs that last bit of...
Wildland

Wildland – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. The titular Wildland evoked by Jeanette Nordahl’s feature is both the expansive Danish scenery and the inner workings...
Min

Minamata – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. With today’s headlines, there could be a strong film made from the historical investigation, aided by an American...
Surge

Surge – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Ben Whishaw is certainly one of the finest actors of his generation, and Aneil Karia’s Surge is a film which allows...
Cow

First Cow – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Some films need no special tricks or thrills to captivate, and Kelly Reichardt’s latest is a near faultless example....
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My New York Year – Review

This film was previously reviewed (as My Salinger Year) in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Philippe Falardeau’s latest feature is a visual treat. Sara Mishara’s cinematography creates a...
Undine

Undine – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale Festival coverage. Anyone familiar with European folklore will have an idea of where Christian Petzold’s latest feature may end...