Golden Bear winner Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to jail after authorities find his work 'propaganda against system'
Mohammad Rasoulof’s sentence arose from three films that Iran’s authorities found to be “propaganda against the system”
Amid Mohammad Rasoulof's Berlinale win for There Is No Evil, revisiting his 2009 tour de force, The White Meadows
Mohammad Rasoulof’s concern with portraying normal people who carry out everyday chores for authoritarian societies goes back to his 2009 film The White Meadows — a powerful work which established the acclaimed filmmaker as a strident and unique voice in Iranian cinema.
There Is No Evil review: Iranian film that won the Golden Bear at Berlinale 2020 could be the next global blockbuster
Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s There Is No Evil won the top honour, the Golden Bear, at Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival.
Berlinale 2020: Banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's film There is No Evil wins Golden Bear award
Berlinale 2020's jury president British actor Jeremy Irons, hailed the way There is No Evil showed “the web an authoritarian regime weaves among ordinary people, drawing them towards inhumanity.
Synonyms is overlong and repetitive and sometimes willfully obscure – but every frame is charged with a break-all-rules aesthetic.
The big prize winners at film festivals like the Berlinale have a reputation for being grim and arty, and appealing more to the head than the heart.
Berlinale 2019: The important collaboration of Francois Ozon and Charlotte Rampling, recipient of Golden Bear
Under the Sand will be screened in the Homage section at Berlinale 2019, along with another (and more popular) Ozon-Rampling collaboration, Swimming Pool.
Charlotte Rampling whose career has spanned more than 100 film and television roles, will be honoured with a special Golden Bear at Berlinale.
Berlinale 2018: Touch Me Not wins Golden Bear; Isle of Dogs' Wes Anderson wins Silver for best director
The Berlinale's Silver Bear award for best director was given to US director Wes Anderson for Isle of Dogs.