Berlin International Film Festival 2023

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Tehran Taboo Tehran Taboo
Tehran Taboo and Requiem
Dora Or The Sexual Neuroses Of Our Parents (Dora oder Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2015; Director: Stina Werenfels; Writer: Boris Treyer, Stina Werenfels; Stars: Victoria Schulz, Jenny Schily, Lars Eidinger, Urs Jucker)
After her mother decides to stop all medication, 18-year-old mentally disabled Dora awakes to a world of wonder and desire.
A Hologram For The King (Country: UK, France, Germany, US; Year: 2016; Director: Tom Tykwer; Writer: Tom Tykwer, based on the novel by David Eggers; Stars: Tom Hanks, Alexander Black, Sarita Choudhury, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Tracey Fairaway, Jane Perry, Tom Skerritt, David Menkin, Christy Meyer, Megan Maczko, Eric Meyers, Ben Whishaw,), Trailer
A middle aged salesman is sent to Saudi Arabia to sell a complicated IT system to the king and comes up against interminable delays and the prospect of terminal failure
Kash Kash - Without Feathers We Can't Live (Country: Germany, Qatar; Year: 2022; Director: Lea Najjar)
A depiction of life in Beirut through a rooftop game of luring pigeons, casting them off and eventually watching them fly away.
Requiem (Country: Germany; Year: 2006; Director: Hans-Christian Schmid; Writer: Bernd Lange; Stars: Sandra Hüller, Burghart Klaußner, Imogen Kogge, Anna Blomeier, Nicholas Reinke, Jens Harzer, Walter Schmidinger, Friederike Adolph, Irene Kugler, Johann Adam Oest, Eva Loebau)
An epileptic student becomes possessed by demonic forces.
Seven Winters In Tehran (Sieben Winter in Teheran) (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2023; Director: Steffi Niederzoll)
In 2007, Reyhaneh Jabbari, 19, is sentenced to death in Iran for the murder of a man who tried to rape her. The efforts her family and supporters undertake open a window into the mass oppression and silencing of women in the country and the risks it takes to support them.
A Hologram For The King A Hologram For The King
A Hologram For The King and Seven Winters In Tehran
Tehran Taboo (Country: Germany, Austria; Year: 2017; Director: Ali Soozandeh; Writer: Ali Soozandeh; Stars: Voices of, Arash Marandi, Alireza Bayram, Siir Eloglu, Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Klaus Ofczarek, Morteza Tavakoli, Gernot Polak, Hasan Ali Mete, Roxana Rahnama, Thomas Nash, Elmira Rafizadeh, Helia Shirtavani, Pouria Zahan, Bilal Yasar, Aida Loos)
An insight into the society of underground Tehran.

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