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Berlin Syndrome (2017)

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A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Clare Havel
... Andi Werner
... Erich Werner
Emma Bading ... Franka Hummels
Elmira Bahrami ... Jana
Christoph Franken ... Peter
... Elodie Zadikan
Nassim Avat ... Aaron Hurwitz
Malin Steffen ... Swedish Girl
... Billy Dharma
... Jesie Lamarque
Lara Marie Müller ... Silke
Elias Esser ... Boy 1
Claude Heinrich ... Boy 2
Nadine Peschel ... Mother
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Storyline

While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photojournalist Clare meets Andi, a charismatic local man, and there is an instant attraction between them. A night of passion ensues. But what initially appears to be the start of a romance suddenly takes an unexpected and sinister turn when Clare wakes the following morning to discover Andi has left for work and locked her in his apartment. An easy mistake to make, of course, except Andi has no intention of letting her go again. Ever.

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Rated R for disturbing violent content, strong sexuality, nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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26 May 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Síndrome de Berlin  »

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Gross USA:

$28,660

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$397,788
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2.39 : 1
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Filming began in Berlin, Germany, and eventually moved to Melbourne, Australia, where Teresa Palmer finished her scenes. Immediately after, she began filming on Hacksaw Ridge (2016) in Sydney, Australia. See more »

Goofs

Clare have access to her mobile phone after Andi removes her sim card. You don't need a sim card to do an emergency call. See more »

Quotes

Andi: What would be the worst thing I could ever do to you? Don't worry... I would never do it. We are a team.
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Gokyuzu (bio-mix)
Written by Özlem Ylmaz & Pat Jabbar
Performed by Kasbah Rockers feat. Özlem
Courtesy of Barraka El Farnatshi Prod.
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Slow, boring and not particularly enjoyable
14 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

Nothing much happens in this movie, except at the very beginning and very end. It's excruciatingly slow and boring. We don't get any insight into the characters, the dialogues are rare and do not serve any interesting purpose. In the end, it's just not enjoyable to watch. I can't think of any reason why someone would want to watch this thing.


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