In Berlin Alexanderplatz, the evil is obvious

CRITICAL – Filmed with Shakespearean energy, Burhan Qurbani’s feature film explores the world of the undocumented with expressionism. A shock. Three hours is short after all. Alfred Döblin’s novel (1929) was over 600 pages long and Fassbinder’s television series (1980) was nine hundred minutes long. Burhan Qurbani transposes Berlin Alexanderplatz in contemporary times. Francis escaped […]