Superb First Trailer for 'Berlin Alexanderplatz' Premiering at Berlinale

"I'm not made of sugar. I'm made of marble." Screen Daily has unveiled the first official trailer for the new take on Berlin Alexanderplatz, set for a major premiere at the Berlin Film Festival (aka Berlinale) later this month. The film is a new adaptation of Alfred Döblin's 1929 Weimer Republic era classic novel, which was also turned into an acclaimed TV series in the 1970s by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (also called "Berlin Alexanderplatz"). This seems to be Germany's version of Ladj Ly's Oscar nominated drama Les Miserables, borrowing the title of a classic novel, yet telling a modern-day story of black individuals living in a European country. This new film stars Welket Bungué as a refugee from Guinea Bissau who struggles to survive in Berlin without papers after illegally crossing by boat from Africa to Europe. Also starring Jella Haase and Albrecht Schuch. This looks Damn good. I'm
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