Berlin film festival

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The Guardian view on the future of cinema: don’t panic… | Editorial
Editorial: Streaming platforms are transforming the way films are watched. But traditional movie-going and sofa viewing can coexist

Editorial

16, Jul, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Jenni Olson: ‘I remember walking out of the movie theatre like, “Yeah, I’m a cowboy!”’
How did a little girl who loved Westerns grow up into an icon of queer cinema? As she wins a Teddy award, the filmmaker talks about a life devoted to the movies

Ryan Gilbey

15, Jun, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Charlatan review – a fascinating, frustrating tale of bottled-up emotion
Agnieszka Holland once again proves she is the real deal with this austere biopic of a faith healer in 30s Czechoslovakia

Peter Bradshaw

04, May, 2021 @10:06 AM

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Undine review – a shaggy catfish of a story about a woman with a water obsession
The director of Transit returns with a somewhat pointless film about an art historian who has a passionate affair with a diver

Peter Bradshaw

29, Mar, 2021 @2:38 PM

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Malmkrog review – cerebral period drama lives on in the mind
Cristi Puiu’s fourth film makes a virtue of high seriousness as guests at a country house discuss God, man, warfare and evil

Peter Bradshaw

23, Mar, 2021 @10:08 AM

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Berlin film festival 2021 roundup: the most impressive selection in years
In a modest yet triumphant virtual edition of the festival, dazzling debuts vied with the superb, low-key latest from Céline Sciamma

Jonathan Romney

06, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Bad Luck Banging goes all the way with top prize at Berlin film festival
Radu Jude’s provocative satire takes Golden Bear while Maren Eggert wins gala’s inaugural gender-neutral acting award

Andrew Pulver

05, Mar, 2021 @1:53 PM

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Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy review – a triptych of light-touch philosophy
Ryusuke Hamaguchi brings a gentle warmth to this ingenious collection of three stories united by themes of fate and mystery

Peter Bradshaw

05, Mar, 2021 @10:21 AM

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Per Lucio (For Lucio) review - portrait of an Italian musical icon
An unlikely musical hero whose songs criticised Italian politics and society (one inspired by a Guardian story), appears in a lovingly constructed doc

Peter Bradshaw

04, Mar, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Petite Maman review – Céline Sciamma's spellbinding ghost story
A girl meets her mother as a child in the woods in a moving jewel of a film about memory, friendship and kin

Peter Bradshaw

03, Mar, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn review –  absurdist provocation in Covid-torn Romania
The mock trial of a teacher puts history on the stand in Radu Jude’s peculiar revenge porn story – but what is it telling us?

Peter Bradshaw

03, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Introduction review – tangled web of relationships from Korea to Berlin
Delicate vignette charts young lovers and their families in Hong Sang-soo’s lightweight but charming drama

Peter Bradshaw

02, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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