Berlin International Film Festival 2021

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The Girl And The Spider The Girl And The Spider
The Girl And The Spider and District Terminal
As I Want (Country: Egypt, France, Norway, Palestine; Year: 2021; Director: Samaher Alqadi)
a very personal account of the Women's Rebellion in Egypt.
Azor (Country: Argentina, Switzerland, France; Year: 2021; Director: Andreas Fontana; Writer: Andreas Fontana; Stars: Fabrizio Rongione, Alexandre Trocki, Stéphanie Cléau, Elli Medeiros, Yvain Juillard, Gilles Privat, Juan Pablo Geretto, Carmen Iriondo, Pablo Torre Nilson, Juan Trench, Fabrizio Rongione, Alexandre Trocki, Stéphanie Cléau, Elli Medeiros, Yvain Juillard)
The Beta Test (Country: US, UK; Year: 2021; Director: Jim Cummings, PJ McCabe; Writer: Jim Cummings, PJ McCabe; Stars: Jim Cummings, Virginia Newcomb, PJ McCabe, Kevin Changaris, Olivia Grace Applegate, Jessie Barr, Christian Hillborg, Malin Barr, Jacqueline Doke, Wilky Lau, Grant Rosenmeyer, Keith Powell, Monroe Cline, Laura Coover, Boni Mata)
Bloodsuckers (Bloodsuckers - A Marxist Vampire Comedy, Blutsauger) (Country: Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Julian Radlmaier; Writer: Julian Radlmaier; Stars: Aleksandre Koberidze, Lilith Stangenberg, Alexander Herbst)
A penniless Soviet refugee who dreams of making a career in Hollywood at the end of the 1920s falls in love with a wealthy young vampire spending the summer at the seaside with her awkward servant – with unforeseen consequences.
District Terminal (Country: Iran, Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Ehsan Mirhosseini, Bardia Yadegari; Writer: Ehsan Mirhosseini, Bardia Yadegari; Stars: Bardia Yadegari, Ali Hemmati, Farideh Azadi, Sara Ajorlou)
A narcotic dream reflecting Iranian national psychosis.
Social Hygiene Social Hygiene
Social Hygiene and Bloodsuckers
The Girl And The Spider (Das Mädchen und die Spinne) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2021; Director: Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher; Writer: Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher; Stars: Henriette Confurius, André Hennicke, Sabine Timoteo, Ursina Lardi, Liliane Amuat, Birte Schnöink, Dorian Heiniger, Dagna Litzenberger-Vinet, Flurin Giger, Ivan Georgiev, Lea Draeger, Margherita Schoch, Ella Gfeller, Yuna Andres, Philippe Schuler)
Tensions ebb and flow as a young woman moves apartment.
Moon, 66 Questions (Country: Greece, France; Year: 2020; Director: Jacqueline Lentzou; Writer: Jacqueline Lentzou; Stars: Lazaros Georgakopoulos, Sofia Kokkali, Peter Rundle, Nikitas Tsakiroglou, Lazaros Georgakopoulos, Sofia Kokkali, Peter Rundle, Nikitas Tsakiroglou)
When a grave illness strikes down her father Paris, Artemis decides to return home to Greece after an absence of some years and the pair embark on a new beginning.
Rock Bottom Riser (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Fern Silva; Writer: Fern Silva)
Essay film that traverses geology, ethnography and astronomy.
The Scary Of Sixty-First (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Dasha Nekrasova; Writer: Dasha Nekrasova, Madeline Quinn; Stars: Betsey Brown, Madeline Quinn, Dasha Nekrasova, Michael M. Bilandic, Aaron Dalla Villa, Jason Grisell, Stephen Gurewitz, Ruby McCollister, Mark H. Rapaport)
Two mismatched roommates discover and relive the murky secrets of their new Upper East Side apartment.
Social Hygiene (Hygiène sociale) (Country: Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Denis Côté; Writer: Denis Côté; Stars: Maxim Gaudette, Eve Duranceau, Éléonore Loiselle, Larissa Corriveau, Kathleen Fortin, Evelyne Rompré, Maxim Gaudette, Eve Duranceau, Éléonore Loiselle, Larissa Corriveau, Kathleen Fortin, Evelyne Rompré)
Hedonistic philosopher-cum-delinquent, Antonin gets stuck between five women.
Taste (Vi) (Country: Vietnam, Singapore, France, Thailand, Germany, Taiwan; Year: 2021; Director: Le Bao; Writer: Le Bao; Stars: Olegunleko Ezekiel Gbenga, Thi Minh Nga Khuong, Thi Dung Le, Thi Cam Xuan Nguyen, Thi Tham Thin Vu)
A Nigerian man creates a primal world with four middle-aged women but their utopia can't last forever.
We (Nous) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Alice Diop; Writer: Alice Diop; Stars: Ethan Balnoas, Marcel Balnoas, Pierre Bergounioux, Ndeye Sighane Diop, Bamba Sibi, Ismael Soumaïla Sissoko)
Documentary revealing stories around the RER B, an urban train that traverses Paris and its environs from north to south.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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