Christian Petzold

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Interview: Nina Hoss on Barbara

Quietly over the last 11 years, one of the strongest collaborations in contemporary cinema has been developing between the German director Christian Petzold and the actress he often chooses to star in his films, Nina Hoss. Petzold and Hoss's latest col

By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  December 21, 2012
Dreileben review

Review: Dreileben

Taking a cue from Kieslowski's Three Colors by way of the British Red Riding series, this TV trilogy from three German directors of the Berlin School starts out with a creepy aura of dread and mystery and ends with contrived and unsatisfying resolut
TV trilogy from three German directors
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 13, 2012

Review: Jerichow

In Germany, as in America, it seems that the price of postage is rising.
Disastrous, but unexpected
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 03, 2009


Drain Blow-Up of its psychedelic hues and manic outbursts and you’re imagining Fred Kelemen’s darker-than-noir existential mystery.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 18, 2006