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Burhan Qurbani

“As filmmakers in Germany we get so much public money, and personally I think it’s foolish to stick to the small world of private affairs. Of course it’s also important to talk about love, sex and tenderness. But in the process you can open the doors and latch onto something more universal. I think we, as directors, should open and expand our perspectives.”

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    Burhan Qurbani Germany, 2020

    This thrilling reimagining of the literary classic paints a vividly modern portrait of the German capital and its reality for immigrants. With a riveting performance by Welket Bungué, Berlin Alexanderplatz moves with shark-like menace through the sultry fluorescence of the city’s underworld.

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