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Jutta Brendemuehl

Berlinale 2018: Perspektive Deutsches Kino – No Safe Space

“Under the direction of the gutsy Linda Söffker, the Perspektive Deutsches Kino continues to tell some of the most interesting stories at Berlinale.”

Berlinale 2018 Review: Laura Bispuri’s ‘Daughter of Mine’

“Messy and real, touching and convincingly brought to the screen, ‘Daughter of Mine’ is a joyous, heart and mind-expanding film.”

Berlinale 2018 Review: Cédric Kahn’s ‘The Prayer’

“‘The Prayer’ – and its strange mountain community – is oddly timeless or out-of-our-time.”

Berlinale 2018 Review: Christian Petzold’s ‘Transit’

“For those who didn’t think Petzold could improve after ‘Phoenix,’ you might have to reconsider after experiencing ‘Transit.’”

Review: Kazik Radwanski’s ‘Scaffold’

“Out of a fractured, tentative world, Kazik Radwanski created a strong and whole short film.”

TIFF 2017 Review: Govinda Van Maele’s ‘Gutland’

“The brooding ominousness Van Maele plays with throughout seems to run through many of this year’s European offerings.”