NZIFF’s highlights – One Actress: Nina Hoss

Nina Hoss is one of the finest contemporary German actresses. She masters her role in German thriller Phoenix, another collaboration with Director Christian Petzold. The acclaimed director-actor duo worked for the 5th time together. If you discovered or rediscovered her talent in the New Zealand International Film Festival this year, you may be would like to […]

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@NZIFF: Phoenix – Masterpiece of German Cinema

Before investigating Belgian and Kiwi films, German cinema is my first love. I’ve been obsessed by R.W.Fassbinder’s melodramas, enchanted by Schygulla’s and Barbara Sukowa’s performances, devastated by Germany, Pale Mother, more than charmed by Akin’s most famous films… I couldn’t resist seeing Petzold’s new feature film at the NZIFF, and it was a good thing: […]

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