Tom Mercier and Louise Chevillotte in a still from Synonyms, directed by Nadav Lapid, which won the Golden Bear at the 2019 Berlinale – the Berlin International Film Festival.

Best of Berlinale 2019: Tilda Swinton acts with daughter, Casey Affleck’s new film, François Ozon takes on Catholic Church

  • Despite the pulling of Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou’s latest, One Second, there was a win for China, and much else to admire, at Berlin film festival
  • Films in competition for the Golden Bear, won by Nadav Lapid, tackled big issues – sex abuse, homelessness, famine, a serial killer – some based on real life
Topic |   European films

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Tom Mercier and Louise Chevillotte in a still from Synonyms, directed by Nadav Lapid, which won the Golden Bear at the 2019 Berlinale – the Berlin International Film Festival.
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