Premiere, what initially appears to be the start of a romance takes a sudden and sinister turn, on May 5th, 2017
By Gabrielle Pantera
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017/5/5 – “It’s about this woman, she goes to Berlin and she’s kind of a little bit lost,” says Berlin Syndrome star Teresa Palmer. “She’s trying to find herself and she falls for this guy called Andi… but he isn’t quite what it seems.”
“The story comes from a novel called Berlin Syndrome by a young Australian writer… As soon as I read the book I was kind of hooked” says Berlin Syndrome director Cate Shortland. “It’s such an interesting mix of relationships and politics. And the idea of shooting again in Germany was really good.”
Berlin Syndrome’s plot is set on the journey of a girl named Clare, who is an Australian photojournalist that travels to Germany and meets Andi, a very charismatic local, and they instantly feel attraction for each other. But the morning Clare wakes up in Andi’s apartment, she comes to the realization that he is not letting her go. Ever.
Berlin Syndrome is a thriller that was shot between Germany and Australia. Was directed by Cate Shortland who also adapted the screenplay from the book, of the same name, by Melanie Joosten.
The production was in charge of Polly Staniford in collaboration with Aquarius Films (company known for producing the Oscar nominee Lion) and distributed by Vertical Entertainment.
Vertical Entertainment is an American independent film distributor and production company founded in 2012 that releases films theatrically, through video on demand, and through home media.