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Feb 26

Berlinale 2018: In den Gängen (In The Aisles) by Thomas Stuber

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Reviews , Festivals , Films

125 min  | Comedy, Drama Directed by Thomas Stuber Starring Franz Rogowski, Sandra Hüller, Peter Kurth, Andreas Leupold, Michael Specht, Ramona Kunze-Libnow, Henning Peker, Steffen Scheumann Matthias Brenner, Gerdy Zint Story Christian (Franz Rogowski) starts to work at a wholesale store. He learns to order merchandise and drive a forklift through the endless aisles of this consumerism’s temple. […]

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Feb 25

Berlinale 2018: Touch Me Not by Adina Pintilie

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Reviews , Festivals , Films

Genre: Drama | Country: Romania | 2018 | 125 min Directed by Adina Pintilie Starring Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Christian Bayerlein, Grit Uhlemann, Hanna Hofmann, Seani Love, Irmena Chichikova, Rainer Steffen, Georgi Naldzhiev, Dirk LangeStoryLaura (Laura Benson) can’t stand being touched, even just on non-intimate parts of the body. She decides to experience intimate situations with, among others, a […]

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Feb 24

Berlinale 2018: Khook (Pig) by Mani Haghighi

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Reviews , Festivals , Films

Pig by Mani Haghighi

Genre: Dark Comedy | Country: Iran | 2018 | 108 min Directed by Mani Haghighi Starring Hasan Majuni, Leila Hatami, Leili Rashidi, Parinaz Izadyar, Mina Jafarzadeh, Aynaz Azarhoosh, Ali Bagheri, Siamak Ansari, Ali MosaffaStoryHasan (Hasan Majuni), an Iranian director, hasn’t been allowed to shoot a film for years. He’s frustrated and becomes jealous as he sees his main actress (Leila Hatami), […]

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Feb 23

Berlinale 2018: Unsane by Steven Soderbergh

By Martha Sigargök-Martin | Features & Reviews , Festivals , Films

Unsane by Steven Soderbergh, Review on Marthas's Film Corner.

Genre: Horror, Thriller | Country: USA | 2018 | 98 min Directed by Steven Soderbergh Starring Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, and Amy Irving. Story Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy), a smart and distant woman, gets herself unintentionally committed to a mental institution and then held against her will. During her now forced hospitalization, […]

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