Berlinale Film Festival 2016 – all our coverage

Reviews

  • A Quiet Passion – first look

    A Quiet Passion – first look

    This poised and painterly rendition of the poet Emily Dickinson in youth and later age finds Terence Davies back on masterly form, says Geoff Andrew.
    Monday 15 February 2016

  • Fire at Sea – first look

    Fire at Sea – first look

    Lampedusa’s overwhelming influx of boat people is given initially oblique, ultimately eye-opening expression by present-tense documentary master Gianfranco Rosi, reports Geoff Andrew.
    Monday 15 February 2016

  • Things to Come – first look

    Things to Come – first look

    Isabelle Huppert essays a self-possessed woman at the crossroads in Mia Hansen-Løve’s own turn from stories of youth to this heartfelt portrait of middle age, reports Harriet Warman.
    Monday 15 February 2016

  • The Commune – first look

    The Commune – first look

    Thomas Vinterberg’s warm, open portrait of a 1970s commune is his best since Festen, says Geoff Andrew.
    Wednesday 17 February 2016

  • Eldorado XXI – first look

    Eldorado XXI – first look

    Salomé Lamas’s new experimental documentary depicts the hardscrabble lives of migrant workers on a mining hill in La Rinconada, Peru, with an immense patience born of devoted interest, says Harriet Warman.
    Thursday 25 February 2016

  • Elephants in the auditorium: A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery, or ‘slow cinema’ revisited

    Elephants in the auditorium: A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery, or ‘slow cinema’ revisited

    Lav Diaz’s latest is 485 minutes long, and your best chance to see it is likely to be a day out at a film festival. Does that count as a challenge? A privilege? An imposition, asks Jonathan Romney.
    Thursday 25 February 2016

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