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Berlin Syndrome Rated 15

Berlin Syndrome

Dir. Cate Shortland. Germany, 2017. 1h 56m. English/German/subs. Starring Teresa Palmer, Max Riemelt, Lucie Aron, Matthias Habich, Cem Tuncay, Maia Absberg.

A riveting thriller about a one-night stand that turns into a frightening hostage situation. Australian director Cate Shortland explores the psychological complexities between captor and captive in this gripping drama.

‘A thoughtful chamber piece and great white knuckle thriller, Berlin Syndrome confirms Cate Shortland as a distinctive, cherishable talent in her most accessible movie to date.’ ★★★★ Ian Freer, Empire Magazine

‘The final showdown left me in a cold sweat.’ ★★★★ Cath Clarke, Time Out