Berlin International Film Festival 2023

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Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (Country: US; Year: 1967; Director: Stanley Kramer; Stars: Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, Katharine Houghton, Cecil Kellaway)
A liberal, white couple must examine their real values when their daughter brings home her Black fiancé.
Mapantsula (Country: South Africa, Australia, UK; Year: 1988; Director: Oliver Schmitz; Stars: Thomas Mogotlane, Marcel Van Heerdan, Thembi Mtshali, Dolly Rathebe, Peter Sephuma)
Widely considered the first true anti-apartheid film to come out of South Africa. A story about a small-time gangster.
Naked Lunch (Country: UK, Canada; Year: 1991; Director: David Cronenberg; Writer: David Cronenberg, based on the novel by William Burroughs; Stars: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, Roy Scheider, Monique Mercure, Nicholas Campbell, Michael Zelniker, Robert A Silverman, Joseph Scorsiani)
An addict writer descends into a hallucinatory existence after accidentally killing his wife.
Romeo And Juliet In The Village (Country: Switzerland; Year: 1941; Director: Valérien Schmidely, Hans Trommer; Stars: Margrit Winter, Erwin Kohlund, Emil Gyr, Johannes Steiner, Walburga Gmür)
Swiss rural adaptation of the classic.
Sweet Dreams (Country: Italy; Year: 1981; Director: Nanni Moretti; Stars: Nanni Moretti, Dario Cantarelli, Nicola Di Pinto, Alessandro Haber, Laura Morante)
A director is faced with a host of problems while shooting his new film, all caused by his neurotic personality.
Twilight (Country: Hungary; Year: 1990; Director: György Fehér; Writer: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, György Fehér; Stars: Péter Haumann, János Derzsi, Judit Pogány, Kati Lázár, István Lénárt, Gyula Pauer, Miklós Székely B., László Németh, István Fogarasi, Pál Hetényi, Zsuzsa Erdõsi, József Pethõ, Erzsébet Nagy, Mónika Varga)
A policeman becomes obsessed with solving the mystery of a serial killer.
Undercurrent (Country: Japan; Year: 1956; Director: Kōzaburō Yoshimura; Stars: Fujiko Yamamoto, Ken Uehara, Keizō Kawasaki, Michiko Ai, Kazuko Ichikawa)
An artistically and commercially successful kimono designer begins an affair with a married man. But when his wife dies, her reaction is not as expected.
A Woman Of Paris (Country: US; Year: 1923; Director: Charles Chaplin; Stars: Edna Purviance, Adolphe Menjou, Carl Miller, Lydia Knott, Charles K French)
High society drama about two lovers separated by fate.

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