The Berlinale competition screener focuses less on Schneider the star and more on a person in the midst of a life crisis, according to Atef.
“3 Days in Quiberon,” which stars Marie Bäumer as the famed star, finds Schneider in 1981 recuperating at a seaside spa in Brittany, where she agrees to meet journalist Michael Jürgs and photographer Robert Lebeck for an in-depth interview for the German magazine Stern.
While Atef is not a fan of biopics, she loves reading biographies. “There’s a lot more detail, and that’s what really interests me. It’s through the little, totally banal details that sometimes you understand the person much more,” she said.
It was in biographical films that focus on specific moments in people’s lives, such as “[link