Christian Petzold

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Jerichow

This is, above all, a film about love under capitalism; how our relationships are tainted by imbalances of power, and what exploitation does to the soul. It's sad and beautiful....


Yella

Petzold has a touch for playing around with genres...as well as doing remakes. Yella is a slick, contemporary reworking of Herk Harvey's 1962 cult classic, Carnival of Souls. There is...


Jerichow

Benno Furmann and Nina Hoss are wonderful actors and Christian Petzold makes wonderful use of his actors. However, in this case, the dialogue was minimal to a fault. Throughout the...


Jerichow

It is to Christian Petzold's credit that over the course of his career he has so lovingly re-worked some American movies into films that manage to retain themes but modulate...


Yella

Fascinating film with wonderful performances. Nina Hoss and Devid Striesow are magnetic in their roles where there are a multiplicity of layers to their performances. It is a wonderfully quiet...