The city buzzes with cultural events to commemorate the reunification of Berlin and the European continent. But how do the protagonists of the change view each other - whether they are born after 1990, are pre-1990 migrants or modern-day visitors?
Of course, this is not new to the
world of cinema. There have been many Mrs. Robinsons eager to introduce boys to
the grown up world. From the recent past, Cate Blanchett comes to mind in (2006), or Marisa
Tomei in (2001).
Every year since 1998, an international jury selects Europe’s best actors. These then embark take on a journey across the world to promote European cinema - and to get to know themselves. On 9 February, British actresses Carey Mulligan and Sarah Bogler joined nine other winners at the Berlin Film Festival
The 59th Berlinale kicked off on 5 February with the world premiere of Tom Tykwer’s feature, sporting a title could not be more appropriate for this renowned film event. Celebrated every February since 1978, the festival today attracts film professionals from 120 countries, 40, 000 journalists and even more movie-goers from all over the world. Review