“Berlin Syndrome” is a 2017 Australian psychological thriller movie directed by Cate Shortland. It stars Teresa Palmer and Max Riemelt in lead roles.
Synopsis: The movie follows Clare, a young Australian woman, who travels to Berlin and meets Andi, a charming and attractive local man. They spend the night together, but the next day Clare finds herself trapped in his apartment. Andi has no intention of letting her leave and Clare soon realizes that she is his prisoner. As time passes, Clare tries to find a way to escape while also struggling to understand Andi's motives and mindset.
Awards: The movie was well-received by critics and won several awards, including the Audience Award at the Sydney Film Festival and the Best Director award at the Brussels International Film Festival.
Overall, “Berlin Syndrome” was praised for its tense atmosphere, strong performances, and exploration of themes such as power, control, and captivity. The movie was a commercial success and received positive reviews from both audiences and critics alike. It is considered to be a notable entry in the psychological thriller genre.
|Directed by||Cate Shortland|
|Produced by||Polly Staniford|
|Written by||Shaun Grant|
|Based on||Berlin Syndrome
by Melanie Joosten
|Starring||Teresa Palmer, Max Riemelt,|
|Music by||Bryony Marks|
|Edited by||Jack Hutchings|
|Screen Australia Aquarius Films Film Victoria Memento Films International Entertainment One DDP Studios Fulcrum Media Finance Photoplay Films|
|Distributed by||Entertainment One (Australia)
|Release date||January 20, 2017 (Sundance) April 20, 2017 (Australia) August 27, 2017 (France)|
|Running time||116 minutes|