Berlin Film Festival 2022: Call Jane
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In 1968, Joy is pregnant with her second child, when she experiences dizzy spells and fainting. She is diagnosed with a heart condition that could prove fatal if she carries the baby to term. Together with her doctor and her husband, an ascending lawyer, the housewife appeals to the responsible medical board to grant an

Berlin Film Festival 2022: Rimini
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Richy Bravo is an over-the-hill Schlager singer, who performs for off-season tour groups in his adoptive home of Rimini. He boosts his meagre fees by prostituting himself to his fans. Apart from his mother’s funeral, for which Richy briefly returns to Austria, he only visits his dementia-stricken father to steal money from him. After one

Berlin Film Festival 2022: Peter von Kant
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The 72nd edition of the Berlin Film Festival kicks off with a free adaptation of The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, 50 years after Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s original premiered at the festival. Honouring one of Germany’s cinematic pioneers, it is easy to mistake François Ozon’s latest feature as a commonplace opening film. But instead