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Berlin Film Festival
"Dragons" may not be perfect, but it demonstrates an increasingly rare sense of scope and pageantry best served by the bigscreen.
A subversive and strange little film noir that's so strongly dominated by white hues -- whether peroxided or not -- that it could be dubbed a film blanc.
Unexpected connections between strangers and friends, and the past and present, are the motor of pic.
Closing seg of the "Dreileben" trilogy combines various elements of popular Teuton genre films.
An inexperienced intern at a Thuringia hospital isn't equipped to handle love in "Dreileben -- Beats Being Dead," from German auteur Christian Petzold ("Yella," "Jerichow").
Leisurely but decidedly un-PC comedy-drama could easily lose a reel, but nonetheless has more than its fair share of cantankerous charms.
A dysfunctional family dependent on the pension of a widowed relative raids an old folks' home for a substitute when the original dies in the flat dark comedy "72 Hours."
"Free Hands" is a strongly acted but thematically imprecise debut from thesp-turned-helmer Brigitte Sy.
A high-school dropout determines to transcend her troubled past, no matter the cost, in intense drama "Pure."
A schoolgirl falls in love with a cutie who, unbeknownst to her, is Germany's latest pop sensation.