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Guest Review: Berlin Syndrome (2017) – Keithlovesmovies
By: CineMuseFilms The primal terror of captivity appears in everything from fairy tales to horror films, and female captives are particularly popular tropes for vulnerability to sexual abuse. Most captivity stories are framed into a binary where the captor is an evil ogre and the captive an object of sympathy. One of the many reasons the Australian made Berlin Syndrome (2017) stands out as a psychological thriller is that it defies these conventions by portraying the...