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We're Hosting An Advanced Screening of 'Berlin Syndrome' in Melbourne

The latest from Australian director Cate Shortland is a provocative thriller receiving rave reviews.
By Concrete Playground
April 04, 2017
By Concrete Playground
April 04, 2017

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If you see one film over the next few months, make it Berlin Syndrome.

Based on a novel of the same name, the film follows Australian photojournalist Clare (played by Teresa Palmer) as she embarks on her first solo trip to Berlin. While travelling, she meets and begins a passionate romance with charismatic local man Andi. Their relationship soon takes an unexpected and sinister turn—she wakes one morning to discover that Andi has left for work and locked her inside his apartment, with no intention of ever letting her leave.

Filmed on location in Berlin and Melbourne, the film is a thoughtful, psychological thriller directed by Australian Cate Shortland (who also directed the critically acclaimed Somersault). It examines tough topics such as emotional manipulation, gaslighting and Stockholm syndrome in a provocative fashion, leaving the audience with a new outlook on the relationship that can occur between captor and captive.

The film is released nationally on April 20. To celebrate, we're hosting an advanced screening of Berlin Syndrome at Kino in Sydney on Thursday, April 13 at 6.30pm. Register your details below to go into the draw to win one of 50 double passes, and subscribe to Palace Cinemas if you're keen to receive session times in your inbox.



Published on April 04, 2017 by Concrete Playground


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