The Ogre (1996)

VOLKER SCHLONDORFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original Title: Der Unhold Germany/France/United Kingdom, 1996.  Canal+, France 2 Cinema, Heritage Films, Recorded Picture Company, Renn Productions, Studio Babelsberg, Universum Film, Westdeutscher Rundfunk.  Screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere, Volker Schlondorff, based on the novel by Michel Tournier.  Cinematography by Bruno de Keyzer.   Produced by Gebhard Henke, Ingrid…

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The Whistlers (2019)

CORNELIU PORUMBOIU Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: La Gomera Romania/France/Germany, 2019.  42 Km Film, Les Films du Worso, Komplizen Film, Arte France Cinema, Bord Cadre Films, Cinema City, Eurimages, Film i Vast, Filmgate Films, MK2 Films, Romanian National Center for Cinematography, Studioul de Creatie Cinematografica al Ministerului Culturii, Westdeutscher Rundfunk.  Screenplay by…

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The Consequence (1977)

WOLFGANG PETERSEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5. Original Title: Die Konsequenz West Germany, 1977.  Solaris Film, Westdeutscher Rundfunk.   Screenplay by Alexander Ziegler, Wolfgang Petersen, based on the novel by Alexander Ziegler.   Cinematography by Jörg-Michael Baldenius.   Produced by Bernd Eichinger.   Music by Nils Sustrate.    Production Design by O. Jochen Schmidt.   Costume Design by Josef…

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Personal Shopper (2016)

OLIVIER ASSAYAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France/Germany/Czech Republic/Belgium, 2016.  CG Cinéma, Vortex Sutra, Sirena Film, Detailfilm, Arte France Cinema, ARTE, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Arte France, Canal+, Cine@, SCOPE Invest.  Screenplay by Olivier Assayas.  Cinematography by Yorick Le Saux.  Produced by Charles Gillibert.  Production Design by François-Renaud Labarthe.  Costume Design by Jürgen Doering.  Film Editing…

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Bread And Roses (2000)

KEN LOACH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   United Kingdom/France/Germany/Spain/Italy/Switzerland, 2000.  Parallax Pictures, Alta Films, Alta Produccion, ARTE, BIM Distribuzione, Bac Films, British Screen Productions, British Sky Broadcasting, Cinart, Degeto Film, FilmFour, Filmcoopi Zürich, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, La Sept-Arte, , Road Movies Filmproduktion, Tornasol Films, Westdeutscher Rundfunk.  Screenplay by Paul Laverty.  Cinematography by Barry Ackroyd.  Produced by Rebecca O’Brien.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by Martin Johnson.  Costume…

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Happy End (2017)

MICHAEL HANEKE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   France/Austria/Germany, 2017.  Les Films du Losange, X-Filme Creative Pool, Wega Film, Arte France Cinema, France 3 Cinema, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk, ARTE G.E.I.E, Arte France, France Televisions, Canal+,  Cine+, ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommen, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Pictanovo Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Région Hauts-de-France, Filmforderungsanstalt, CNC/FFA Mini-Traite, Österreichisches Filminstitut, Filmfonds Wien, Eurimages.  Cinematography by Christian Berger.  Produced by Margaret Menegoz.  Production…

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Center of My World (2016)

JAKOB M. ERWA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.   Original title:  Die Mitte der Welt Germany/Austria, 2016. Neue Schonhauser Filmproduktion, Prisma Film, Universum Film, mojo:pictures, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk, ARTE, Osterreichischer Rundfunk.  Screenplay by Jakob M. Erwa, based on the novel by Andreas Steinhofel.  Cinematography by The Chau Ngo.  Produced by Boris Schonfelder.  Music by Paul Gallister.  Production Design by Veronika…

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Manderlay (2005)

LARS VON TRIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Denmark/Sweden/Netherlands/France/Germany/United Kingdom/Italy, 2005.  Zentropa Entertainments, Isabella Films B.V., Manderlay, Sigma Films, Memfis Film, Ognon Pictures, Pain Unlimited GmbH Filmproduktion, Edith Film Oy, Invicta Capital, Film i Vast, Danmarks Radio, Arte France Cinema, Sveriges Television, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, ARTE, Nederlandse Programma Stichting, YLE Co-Productions, Canal+, Canal Television AB, Degeto…

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Toni Erdmann (2016)

MAREN ADE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Germany/Austria, 2016.  Komplizen Film, Coop99 Filmproduktion, KNM, MonkeyBoy, HiFilm, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, ARTE, Sudwestrundfunk, Austrian Film Institute, Deutscher Filmforderfonds, Eurimages Council of Europe, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Filmforderungsanstalt, Location Austria, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.  Screenplay by Maren Ade.  Cinematography by Patrick Orth.  Produced…

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The American Friend (1977)

WIM WENDERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Original title:   Der Amerikanische Freund West Germany/France, 1977.  Bavaria Film, Filmverlag der Autoren, Les Films du Losange, Road Movies Filmproduktion, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Wim Wenders Productions, Wim Wenders Stiftung.  Screenplay by Wim Wenders, based on the novel Ripley’s Game by Patricia Highsmith.  Cinematography by Robby Muller.  Produced by Joachim von Mengershausen, Wim…

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Phoenix (2014)

CHRISTIAN PETZOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Germany/Poland, 2014.  Schramm Film Koerner & Weber, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Arte, Tempus. Screenplay by Christian Petzold, Harun Farocki, based on the novel Le Retour Des Cendres by Hubert Monteilhet.  Cinematography by Hans Fromm. Produced by Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber.  Music by Stefan Will.  Production Design by Kade Gruber.  Costume Design…

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When We Leave (2010)

FEO ALADAG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Die Fremde Germany, 2010.  Independent Artists Filmproduktion, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, ARTE.  Screenplay by Feo Aladag.  Cinematography by Judith Kaufmann.  Produced by Feo Aladag, Zuli Aladag.  Music by Stephane Moucha, Max Richter.  Production Design by Silke Buhr.  Costume Design by Gioia Raspe.  Film Editing by Andrea Mertens.  European Film Awards 2010.   Married to…

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