The other best film nominees are 'Ali's Wedding', Berlin Syndrome
and Jasper Jones.
SUBVERTING THE MORE CONVENTIONAL 'PRISONER BEFRIENDS CAPTOR' PLOTLINE, BERLIN SYNDROME DEPICTS THE COMBATIVE AND, IN TIME, SEEMINGLY CONGENIAL DYNAMIC BETWEEN A FEMALE AUSTRALIAN BACKPACKER AND THE GERMAN MAN WHO HAS TRAPPED HER IN HIS APARTMENT.
Like Big Little Lies, Berlin Syndrome (Cate Shortland, 2017) is adapted from a novel by an Australian author --in this case, Melanie Joosten's book of the same Name--but charts another kind of violent relationship.
Berlin Syndrome stars Teresa Palmer as Clare, an Australian backpacking while on sabbatical in Berlin, where she takes photographs when not boozing with other guests at her hostel or rummaging through art books in shops.
FILM Berlin Syndrome
(15) A heady and sweet holiday romance turns sour when an Australian photojournalist wakes in her schoolteacher boyfriend's Berlin apartment and finds she cannot leave.
Berlin Syndrome 10:50pm, 1:15pm, 3:40pm, 6:05pm, 8:30pm, 11:00pm NEW
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Berlin Syndrome tells the story of Clare (Teresa Palmer), a young Australian photographer who has been touring Europe and is now settled in Germany.
But with a clever trick the director of Berlin Syndrome, Cate Shortland, makes the voyage worthwhile.
Or perhaps Turgenev suffered, avant la lettre, from an Isaiah Berlin Syndrome
Producer Polly Staniford and executive producer Angie Fielder will be supported to develop the edgy thriller Berlin Syndrome
15pm SIDE CINEMA, GALLERY & CAFE, NEWCASTLE Side (0191 232 2208/261 4224) Pride (15): Sat 7pm TYNESIDE CINEMA, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Pilgrim Street (0845 217 9909) Amy (15): Wed 6pm Berlin Syndrome
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