Tag: paulabeer

Germany's UNDINE: Water Creature Swims Toward U.S. Theaters

Director Christian Petzold invariably crafts stories into sterling works of cinematic art. Thus, I'm very glad to hear that last year's Undine is heading to select U.S. theaters, courtesy of IFC Films, starting on June 4. In New York, it...

New York 2020 Review: UNDINE, Folklore Gets Fresh Makeover in Beguiling Christian Petzold Romance

Paula Beer and Franz Rogowski star in director Christian Petzold's reinvention of a mythical water creature story that parallels the history of the city of Berlin.

Now on Blu-ray: TRANSIT, Lost Souls in a Troubled Land

Franz Rogowski and Paula Beer star in Christian Petzold's drama, which tells of characters who are out of time.

Notes on Streaming: THE WOLF'S CALL (LE CHANT DU LOUP), Crackling French Submarine Thriller

t's the end of the world as we know it, and the French military must stop it.

Review: TRANSIT, Beautifully-told Noir

Director Christian Petzold’s (Phoenix) unique adaptation of the same name brilliantly twists the time and place of World War II events. The decision to depict a war narrative in this way disorients the viewer as there is no exposition to...

Melbourne 2018 Review: TRANSIT Disorients and Compels as Unique Wartime Noir

Director Christian Petzold’s (Phoenix) unique adaptation of the same name brilliantly twists the time and place of World War II events. The decision to depict a War narrative in this way disorients the viewer as there is no exposition to...

Now on Blu-ray: FRANTZ Tears Apart Grief and Separates Sadness

A delicate orchestra of grief, Francois Ozon's Frantz is a somber affair, but also an affecting and piercing drama. Paula Beer stars as Anna, a young woman who lives in a small town in Germany some time after the conclusion...

PSIFF 2011: THE POLL DIARIES (2010): Interview With Chris Kraus

Chris Kraus was born in Goettingen, Germany and studied at the German Film and Television Academy (DFFB) in Berlin, where he now teaches. Already a noted scriptwriter before making his debut as a director, Kraus scored a notable success with...