Berlin Film Festival reviews



'Ága': Berlin Review

A slice of life on the Tundra closes the 2018 Berlinale out of Competition

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'In The Aisles': Berlin Review

Thomas Stuber directs this touching romance starring Sandra Hüller


'Mug': Berlin Review

A freewheeling drama about a facial-transplant patient helps to bring Berlinale 2018 to a close

Touch me not

'Touch Me Not': Berlin Review

Berlin Competition debut from Romania about physical intimacy

Ramen Teh

'Ramen Shop': Berlin Review

Eric Khoo’s mouthwatering drama premieres in Berlinale’s culinary section

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'Museum': Berlin Review

Alonso Ruizpalacios strikes out with this wry comedy-drama from Mexico starring Gael Garcia Bernal

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'Eldorado': Berlin Review

Markus Imhoof follows refugees as they arrive in a hostile Europe, or ‘Eldorado’


'Unsane': Berlin Review

Claire Foy headlines a tricksy thriller shot by Stephen Soderbergh on an iPhone7

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'Becoming Astrid': Berlin Review

Alba August shines as Pippi Longstocking author Astrid Lindgren

Fake tattoos

'Fake Tattoos': Berlin Review

Dir/scr: Pascal Plante. Canada. 2017. 87min

Pig (khook)

'Pig': Berlin Review

A bold and challenging film from the Iranian director of ’A Dragon Arrives!’

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'Red Cow': Berlinale Review

An assured first feature from Israel charts a forbidden love affair between two teenage girls

My Brother's Name Is Robert And He Is An Idiot

'My Brother's Name Is Robert And He Is An Idiot': Berlin Review

Philip Gröning returns to test the viewer again with this tale of teenage siblings

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'Boys Cry': Berlin Review

Dirs/scr: Damiano D’Innocenzo, Fabio D’Innocenzo. Italy. 2018. 96mins

The green fog

'The Green Fog': Berlin Review

Archive film and TV clips are woven into a homage to Hitchock’s Vertigo

The silent revolution

'The Silent Revolution': Review

Two teenage boys take a small stand against against oppression in 1956 Berlin

Last child

'Last Child': Berlin Review

A bereaved couple take their recently deceased son’s friend under their wing

sundays ilness c lucia faraig

'Sunday's Illness': Berlin Review

A mother and daughter reunite after 30 years

season of the devil c giovanni d onofrio

'Season Of The Devil': Berlin Review

Lav Diaz presents a Philippine rock opera exploring 1970s military rule

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'7 Days In Entebbe': Berlin Review

Working Title’s version of the 1976 Air France hijacking stars Danuel Brühl and Rosamund Pike