Berlin Film Festival

Touch Me Not – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear winner comprises superficial images of unsimulated sex and people with disabilities.

Generation Wealth – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Documentarian Lauren Greenfield speaks to the wealthy and the weary in this bold, personal meditation on money and obsession.

Madeline’s Madeline – first look review

By Ian Mantgani

Josephine Decker returns with a commanding, emotionally bracing study of teenage psychosis.

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Gus Van Sant reunites with Joaquin Phoenix for an oddball comedy-drama about disability and addiction.

Unsane – first look review

By Matt Thrift

Steven Soderbergh’s unconventional iPhone movie is one of his strangest offerings to date.

L’Animale – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

A teenage girl on the cusp of adulthood begins to question what she wants out of life in this surprisingly nuanced Austrian drama.

U-July 22 – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Esteemed Norwegian director Erik Poppe dramatises the real-life mass shooting on the island of Utoya in this problematic thriller.

The Heiresses – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

A sensitive portrait of a hesitant woman attempting to rediscover her lust for life makes for an assured feature debut from Marcelo Martinessi.

Eva – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

A love affair between Isabelle Huppert and Gaspard Ulliel fails to ignite a spark in this predictable psychodrama.

Black 47 – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

An Irish soldier exacts his revenge on those that have harmed his family in Lance Daly's bleak period thriller.

Gordon & Paddy – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

This charming little Swedish film about a jaded old toad detective and his plucky young mouse assistant makes for cosy viewing.

The Happy Prince – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Rupert Everett dons three caps to write, direct and star in a dramatic imagining of Oscar Wilde’s untimely demise.

Damsel – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

In their first feature-length directorial team-up, David and Nathan Zellner go west, with Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska in tow.

Isle of Dogs – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Wes Anderson takes audiences on a journey to Japan in his new stop-motion feature about a 12-year-old boy and his missing dog.

Isle of Dogs to open the 2018 Berlin Film Festival

By Hannah Woodhead

Wes Anderson and his canine crew are headed to the 68th Berlinale.

El Bar – first look review

By Adam Lee Davies

Álex de la Iglesia’s frisky, single-set survival thriller from Spain loses its steam after an impressive opening act.

Revolution of Sound: Tangerine Dream – first look review

By Adam Lee Davies

A solid docu-homage to the strung-out German synth-proggers and occasional film soundtrackers.

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