Our Spotlight film for June is a nail-biting thriller from acclaimed director Cate Shortland (Lore, Somersault) based on the novel by Melanie Joosten and taking place in a seductive Berlin setting.
While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photojournalist Clare meets charismatic local man Andi. There is an instant attraction between them, and a night of passion ensues.But what initially appears to be the start of a romance suddenly takes an unexpected and sinister turn.
Shortland skilfully directs this dark,nerve-shredding thriller, with two vivid central performances for her leads.
BBFC Classification Advice: Contains strong threat, violence, injury detail, sex, and sexualised nudity.
Running Time: 1hr 56mins
BBFC Advice: 15
Director(s): Cate Shortland
Country of Origin: Australia & Germany
Year of release: 2017
Language(s): English & German
This film is part of the Berlin Season seasonSee all
The screening on Thursday 15 June at 18:00 will be followed by a panel discussion with Mia Bays (Birds Eye View) and Jemima Repo (Newcastle University).