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Adaptation Interview: Cate Shortland on Berlin Syndrome

Kendyl interviews director Cate Shortland about her newest film, Berlin Syndrome (2017) based on the book by Melanie Joosten, about a photographer on a trip to Berlin who is held hostage after a one-night stand. 320 more words


Review: Berlin Syndrome

While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photographer, Clare, meets Andi, a charismatic local man and there is an instant attraction between them. A night of passion ensues. 500 more words


Review: 'Berlin Syndrome'

Every tourist’s worst nightmare comes true in Berlin Syndrome, an exploration of a German man’s deranged psyche as he imprisons an Australian woman in his apartment. 508 more words


'Berlin Syndrome' proves itself to be provocatively ambitious.

Berlin Syndrome tells the story of a passionate holiday romance that leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave. 752 more words


SPOTLIGHT // Berlin Syndrome

Cate Shortland, the Australian director of the chillingly captivating Berlin Syndrome, shows us the darker side of one of the key Australian rites of passage – backpacking across Europe. 467 more words


Berlin Syndrome Review

By: Nick Askam

I don’t think there’s ever been a time where I wanted to leave more, but what was on screen was so good that I was glued to my chair. 549 more words


Berlin Syndrome (2017)

Berlin Syndrome (2017)

Based on Melbourne author Melanie Joosten’s debut novel of the same name, Berlin Syndrome is an intimate and evocative psycho-sexual thriller, a dark love story, so to speak, one that explores the psychology of captivity, along with the dangers of both obsession and human isolation. 1,018 more words

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