Berlin International Film Festival 2021

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Natural Light Natural Light
Natural Light and What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?
Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn (Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc) (Country: Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic, Luxembourg; Year: 2021; Director: Radu Jude; Writer: Radu Jude; Stars: Tudorel Filimon, Claudia Ieremia, Olimpia Malai, Ilinca Manolache, Daniela Ionita Marcu, Katia Pascariu, Alexandru Potocean, Nicodim Ungureanu, Andi Vasluianu, Dana Voicu)
Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet.
Ballad Of A White Cow (Ghasideyeh gave sefid) (Country: Iran; Year: 2020; Director: Maryam Moghadam, Behtash Sanaeeha; Writer: Mehrdad Kouroshniya, Maryam Moghadam, Behtash Sanaeeha; Stars: Maryam Moghadam, Alireza Sani Far, Pouria Rahimi, Avin Poor Raoufi, Mohammad Heidari, Maryam Moghadam, Alireza Sani Far, Pouria Rahimi, Avin Poor Raoufi, Mohammad Heidari)
A single mum, whose husband has been executed, struggles for justice.
A Cop Movie (Una Película de Policías) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2021; Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios; Writer: Alonso Ruizpalacios; Stars: Mónica Del Carmen, Raúl Briones)
Docufiction about two people who sign up for the police force only to find their expectations differ from reality.
Drift Away (Albatros) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Xavier Beauvois; Writer: Xavier Beauvois; Stars: Jérémie Renier, Marie-Julie Maille, Victor Belmondo)
The captain of a police squad finds his life turned upside down in the course of duty.
Fabian - Going To The Dogs (Fabian oder Der Gang vor die Hunde) (Country: Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Dominik Graf; Writer: Dominik Graf; Stars: Tom Schilling, Albrecht Schuch, Saskia Rosendahl, Meret Becker, Eva Medusa)
Drama about a copywriter set against the backdrop of 1920s Berlin.
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy and Ballad Of A White Cow
Forest – I See You Everywhere (Rengeteg – mindenhol látlak) (Country: Hungary; Year: 2021; Director: Benedek Fliegauf; Writer: Benedek Fliegauf; Stars: Juli Jakab, Eszter Balla, Ági Gubík, Mihály Vig, Péter Fancsikai, Zsolt Végh, Eliza Sodró, Felicián Keresztes, István Lénárt, Natasa Kovalik, Lilla Kizlinger, Laszlo Cziffer, Réka Lukoviczki, András Lukács, Barnabás Prukner)
A sequel to Fliegauf's earlier film Forest.
I'm Your Man (Ich bin dein Mensch) (Country: Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Maria Schrader; Writer: Emma Braslavsky, Jan Schomburg, Maria Schrader; Stars: Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller, Hans Löw, Henriette Richter-Röhl, Annika Meier, Jürgen Tarrach, Monika Oschek, Wolfgang Hübsch, Helena Hentschel, Falilou Seck, Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller, Hans Löw)
In the near future, a scientist finds herself agreeing to live with a humanoid "partnership robot" in order to fund her research.
Introduction (Inteurodeoksyeon) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2021; Director: Hong Sang-soo; Stars: Shin Seokho, Park Miso, Kim Minhee)
A young man tries to find his way in the world in the face of his parents' desires.
Memory Box (The Notebooks) (Country: France, Lebanon, Qatar, Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige; Writer: Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige, Gaëlle Macé; Stars: Manal Issa, Isabelle Zighondi, Rim Turkhi, Manal Issa, Isabelle Zighondi, Rim Turkhi)
Three generations of women in Canada, deal with memories of their homeland of Lebanon.
Mr Bachmann and His Class (Herr Bachmann und seine Klasse) (Country: Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Maria Speth)
Documentary about a teacher and his pupils.
Introduction Introduction
Introduction and Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn
Natural Light (Természetes fény) (Country: Latvia, Germany, Hungary, France; Year: 2021; Director: Dénes Nagy; Writer: Dénes Nagy, Pál Závada; Stars: Ferenc Szabó, László Bajkó, Tamás Garbacz, Gyula Franczia, Stuhl Erno, Szilágyi Gyula, Mareks Lapeskis, Kozó Krisztián, Nánási Csaba, Fodor Zsolt, Mondovics Mihály, Barta József, Illés Pál, Szeverényi János, Besenyei Ferenc)
A company of soldiers hunt for partisans in occupied Soviet territory during the Second World War.
Nebenan (Next Door) (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Daniel Brühl; Writer: Daniel Kehlmann; Stars: Daniel Brühl, Peter Kurth, Aenne Schwarz, Rike Eckermann, Gode Benedix, Nils Doergelo, Mex Schlüpfer, Stefan Scheumann, Daniel Brühl, Peter Kurth, Aenne Schwarz, Rike Eckermann, Gode Benedix, Nils Doergelo, Mex Schlüpfer)
Ensemble drama set in modern-day Berlin.
Petite Maman (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Céline Sciamma; Writer: Céline Sciamma; Stars: Nina Meurisse, Margot Abascal, Stéphane Varupenne, Gabrielle Sanz, Joséphine Sanz)
Drama focusing on eight-year-old Nelly’s complicated response to the death of her grandmother.
What Do We See When We Look At The Sky? (Ras vkhedavt, rodesac cas vukurebt?) (Country: Germany, Georgia; Year: 2021; Director: Aleksandre Koberidze; Stars: Irina Chelidze, Giorgi Bochorishvili, Ani Karseladze, Giorgi Ambroladze)
A couple who fall in love at first sight, wake the next day with different appearances and struggle to find one another.
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy (Guzen to sozo) (Country: Japan; Year: 2021; Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi; Writer: Ryusuke Hamaguchi; Stars: Kotone Furukawa, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Fusako Urabe)
An unexpected love triangle, a failed honey trap and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding are the three episodes, told in three movements to depict three female characters and trace the trajectories between their choices and regrets.

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