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Berlin: Israeli Director Says Spy Thriller ‘The Operative’ Steers Clear of Politics

Diane Kruger- and Martin Freeman-starring Mossad spy thriller 'The Operative,' which plays in the Berlin film festival's competition, steers clear of Middle East politics and remains politically even-handed, director Yuval Adler says.

Lola Awards: ‘3 Days in Quiberon’ Sweeps German Film Prizes

Emily Atef's black-and-white drama revisits the final interview given by Austrian film star Romy Schneider.

Critic’s Notebook: The Moral Complexity of Today’s Film and TV Vigilantes

Whereas yesterday's big- and small-screen vigilante stories were simplistic tales of white men getting even, recent movies and TV shows have revitalized the sub-genre by making the revenge-seekers female, African-American or both.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Writer Roundtable With Jordan Peele, Aaron Sorkin, Emily V. Gordon and More

Darren Aronofsky, Anthony McCarten, and Fatih Akin also sat down to discuss their recent films.

German Drama ‘In the Fade’ Snubbed in Oscar Nominations

Fatih Akin's revenge drama, starring Diane Kruger, won the Golden Globe and Critics' Choice awards but failed to make the final list of nominees for best foreign-language film.

Oscars: ‘Wonder Woman,’ James Franco, Steven Spielberg Among Noteworthy Snubs

Tom Hanks, 'In the Fade' and 'Battle of the Sexes' also failed to land nominations.

Diane Kruger, Fatih Akin Win Bavarian Film Awards for ‘In the Fade’

Germany's foreign-language Oscar contender secures best actress and best director wins at regional film honors.

Germany’s Oscar Entry ‘In the Fade’ Aims to Show How “Racism Hits All of Us”

Fatih Akin's dark revenge drama starring Diane Kruger considers the many victims of hate through its story about a woman whose son and Kurdish husband are murdered by neo-Nazis.

Diane Kruger Talks Harassment in Hollywood: “We’re Seeing the Change as It’s Happening”

"I'm amazed how many companies have severed ties with those men immediately; they don't get just a slap on the back and then come back."

German Filmmakers Call for “New Beginning” at Berlin Festival

In an open letter, 79 directors, including Maren Ade ('Toni Erdmann') and Fatih Akin ('In the Fade') say Germany's leading film fest needs an overall when longtime director Dieter Kosslick steps down in 2019.

Writer Roundtable: Jordan Peele, Aaron Sorkin and More Explain Why the Job Feels Like “Exorcising a Demon”

Scribes behind six of the season's most unusual scripts — including Darren Aronofsky, Anthony McCarten, Emily V. Gordon and Fatih Akin — reveal the struggles and satisfactions of bringing their words to the screen ("Rule number one: Don't bore an audience") and say nothing is off limits (even porn).