Tag Archives: Berlin International Film Festival

May 14

The Broken Circle Breakdown – Felix Van Groeningen and the attraction of opposites. (Sydney Film Festival Film Review)

This is a review I did for the Sydney Film Festival twelve months ago, but seeing as it is about to open in Sydney, I’ll bring the review forward to here.   The Broken Circle Breakdown is Felix Van Groeningen’s fourth film.  It is in competition at the Sydney Film festival this year and you […]

SFF: Barbara – Christian Petzold asks do I go or do I stay.

Barbara is a 2012 German film directed by Christian Petzold. The film competed in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012, where Petzold won the Silver Bear for Best Director. It heralds another partnership between Christian Petzold and Nina Hoss. Her close collaboration with the director has been extremely successful: she won the 2003 Adolf Grimme Award for her role in his […]