Films directed by Cate Shortland

Black Widow

By Fatima Sheriff

Scarlett Johansson’s super assassin finally gets a solo run out in this enjoyable adventure about messed up families.


Berlin Syndrome

By Caitlin Quinlan

A holiday fling turns into a waking nightmare in Cate Shortland’s tense romantic thriller.



By David Jenkins

The bold concept behind Cate Shortland’s wrenching Nazi downfall drama is sold short by its overblown style.


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