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From Tomorrow On, I Will

'From Tomorrow On, I Will': Berlin Review

A directorial debut set in Beijing follows a lonely night watchman on his rounds

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'Marighella': Berlin Review

A kinetic call to arms from Brazilian first-time director Wagner Moura, with Seu Jorge in the lead

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'So Long My Son': Berlin Review

Wang Xiaoshuai’s ambitious work lights up the Berlinale Competition

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'Elisa And Marcela': Berlin Review

Isabel Coixet’s Netflix drama is a relentlessly tasteful affair

'The Breath'

'The Breath': Berlin Review

Uli M. Schueppel concludes his ‘Berlin Chants’ trilogy

synonyms

'Synonyms': Berlin Review

Nadav Lapid’s telling of his own life story

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'Varda By Agnès': Berlin Review

Agnès Varda tells her life story, and it’s a pretty picture

farewell to the night

'Farewell To The Night': Berlin Review

Catherine Deneuve stars in the latest drama from André Téchiné

Flesh Out

'Flesh Out': Berlin Review

In Mauritania, northwest Africa, a woman is forced to gain weight for her future husband

Piranhas

'Piranhas': Berlin Review

Young Neapolitan gangsters run roughshod over the city

I Was At Home But

'I Was At Home, But': Berlin Review

A mother struggles to readjust when her missing son returns

Stupid Young Heart (Uwa Iduozee)

'Stupid Young Heart': Berlin Review

A 15-year-old Finnish boy becomes embroiled in the politics of a local right-wing gang

Shadow Play

'The Shadow Play': Berlin Review

Lou Ye spins a tangled web of corruption in Guangzhou politics and policing

a tale of three sisters

'A Tale of Three Sisters': Berlin Review

Emin Alper’s third film is a mystical family drama set in Central Anatolia

The Day After Im Gone

'The Day After I'm Gone': Berlin Review

An Israeli father and daughter struggle with their crumbling relationship

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marighella

'Marighella': Berlin Review

A kinetic call to arms from Brazilian first-time director Wagner Moura, with Seu Jorge in the lead

Bait

'Bait': Berlin Review

For his debut feature, the UK’s Mark Jenkin relates the bourgeois invasion of a coastal Cornish town left defenceless by recession.