Films starring Paula Beer

Afire review – Petzold taps into his inner Rohmer

By Marina Ashioti

Christian Petzold returns with something lighter, funnier and more instantly-lovable than his recent run, bringing regular leading lady Paula Beer along for the ride.

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By David Jenkins

Paula Beer plays a woman with a supernatural secret in this unconventional modern-day fairy tale.

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By Trevor Johnston

There’s shades of Casablanca in Christian Petzold’s riveting period romance, set in Nazi-occupied France.

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Never Look Away

By Matt Thrift

One of Germany’s most important living artists is the subject of this dud biography from Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.



By Amy Bowker

A dour monochrome melodrama is the latest from genre-hopping French workhorse, François Ozon.


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