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Malmkrog - by Cristi Puiu - BERLINALE 2020: Cristi Puiu opens the Berlinale's new competitive section Encounters with what might be his least accessible and most cerebral film
Malmkrog
by Cristi Puiu
BERLINALE 2020: Cristi Puiu opens the Berlinale's new competitive section Encounters with what might be his least accessible and most cerebral film
One in a Thousand - by Clarisa Navas - BERLINALE 2020: The expression “growing pains” was coined for a reason, as proven by Clarisa Navas’ sophomore feature, which has opened the Panorama section of the Berlinale
One in a Thousand
by Clarisa Navas
BERLINALE 2020: The expression “growing pains” was coined for a reason, as proven by Clarisa Navas’ sophomore feature, which has opened the Panorama section of the Berlinale
Always Amber - by Hannah Reinikainen, Lia Hietala - BERLINALE 2020: Lia Hietala and Hannah Reinikainen are among the first filmmakers to explore the world of transgender teens without focusing on their gender identity or sexual orientation
Always Amber
by Hannah Reinikainen, Lia Hietala
BERLINALE 2020: Lia Hietala and Hannah Reinikainen are among the first filmmakers to explore the world of transgender teens without focusing on their gender identity or sexual orientation
Cocoon - by Leonie Krippendorff - BERLINALE 2020: Leonie Krippendorff's Generation opener is a tasteful and creative urban coming-of-age drama appropriately set during a hot summer in Kottbusser Tor
Cocoon
by Leonie Krippendorff
BERLINALE 2020: Leonie Krippendorff's Generation opener is a tasteful and creative urban coming-of-age drama appropriately set during a hot summer in Kottbusser Tor
Hope - by Maria Sødahl - Norwegian writer-director Maria Sødahl delivers an autobiographical and emotionally fragile love story through the powerful duo of Andrea Bræin Hovig and Stellan Skarsgård
Hope
by Maria Sødahl
Norwegian writer-director Maria Sødahl delivers an autobiographical and emotionally fragile love story through the powerful duo of Andrea Bræin Hovig and Stellan Skarsgård
Exile - by Visar Morina - Heaps of dead rats and a burning stroller: office bullying takes on a severe dimension in Visar Morina's sophomore film
Exile
by Visar Morina
Heaps of dead rats and a burning stroller: office bullying takes on a severe dimension in Visar Morina's sophomore film
Pinocchio - by Matteo Garrone - Matteo Garrone preserves the original spirit of the famous puppet and isn’t influenced by current tendencies in fantasy storytelling. In Italian cinemas from 19 December
Pinocchio
by Matteo Garrone
Matteo Garrone preserves the original spirit of the famous puppet and isn’t influenced by current tendencies in fantasy storytelling. In Italian cinemas from 19 December
Pompei - by John Shank, Anna Falguères - John Shank and Anna Falguères deliver a crepuscular tale of unconditional love, starring Garance Marillier and Aliocha Schneider
Pompei
by John Shank, Anna Falguères
John Shank and Anna Falguères deliver a crepuscular tale of unconditional love, starring Garance Marillier and Aliocha Schneider

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My Salinger Year - by Philippe Falardeau - BERLINALE 2020: Philippe Falardeau's Margaret Qualley- and Sigourney Weaver-starrer is a disappointing and bland start to the 70th edition of the Berlin Film Festival
My Salinger Year
by Philippe Falardeau
BERLINALE 2020: Philippe Falardeau's Margaret Qualley- and Sigourney Weaver-starrer is a disappointing and bland start to the 70th edition of the Berlin Film Festival
Cuties - by Maïmouna Doucouré - Maïmouna Doucouré has won the Best Director award at the Sundance Film Festival for her feature debut, a multi-faceted coming-of-age drama
Cuties
by Maïmouna Doucouré
Maïmouna Doucouré has won the Best Director award at the Sundance Film Festival for her feature debut, a multi-faceted coming-of-age drama
Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness - by Massoud Bakhshi - In his second feature, a largely European majority production, Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi creates a redoubtable and thrilling TV procedural with a female touch
Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness
by Massoud Bakhshi
In his second feature, a largely European majority production, Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi creates a redoubtable and thrilling TV procedural with a female touch
Our Lady of the Nile - by Atiq Rahimi - Atiq Rahimi explores the bonds between violence and the sacred through the roots of the Rwandan genocide in 1973, in the world of seemingly innocent privileged young women
Our Lady of the Nile
by Atiq Rahimi
Atiq Rahimi explores the bonds between violence and the sacred through the roots of the Rwandan genocide in 1973, in the world of seemingly innocent privileged young women
The Earth Is Blue as an Orange - by Iryna Tsilyk - The documentary by Ukraine's Iryna Tsilyk, winner of the Best Director award in Sundance's World Cinema Documentary Competition, is an affectionate homage to subjects who are hungry for life
The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
by Iryna Tsilyk
The documentary by Ukraine's Iryna Tsilyk, winner of the Best Director award in Sundance's World Cinema Documentary Competition, is an affectionate homage to subjects who are hungry for life
Jumbo - by Zoé Wittock - Belgium’s Zoé Wittock sticks her neck out with a screwball, metaphorical first feature film, a highly original yet unfulfilling offering in which Noémie Merlant shines bright
Jumbo
by Zoé Wittock
Belgium’s Zoé Wittock sticks her neck out with a screwball, metaphorical first feature film, a highly original yet unfulfilling offering in which Noémie Merlant shines bright
The Plan - by Polo Menárguez - Polo Menárguez brings to the big screen all of the tension, scathing humour and harsh criticism from the stage play on which his first feature, starring Raúl Arévalo and Antonio de la Torre, is based
The Plan
by Polo Menárguez
Polo Menárguez brings to the big screen all of the tension, scathing humour and harsh criticism from the stage play on which his first feature, starring Raúl Arévalo and Antonio de la Torre, is based
Wildland - by Jeanette Nordahl - BERLINALE 2020: In her first feature, Jeanette Nordahl cranks the tension up to 11 as Sidse Babett Knudsen steals the show
Wildland
by Jeanette Nordahl
BERLINALE 2020: In her first feature, Jeanette Nordahl cranks the tension up to 11 as Sidse Babett Knudsen steals the show
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