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Best of the 2020 Berlinale: Hittman, Khrzhanovsky/Oertel & Gotardo/Dutra

Mohammad Rasoulof’s There Is No Evil landed the top prize (and once again landed the filmmaker in hot water as Iranian authorities aren’t big on freedom of expression), Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek’s first edition (specifically the comp section) and Eliza Hittman‘s Never Rarely Sometimes Always picked up the Silver Bear.

Our Nicholas Bell managed to review a significant amount of the comp titles and we find Valeria Sarmientos’ The Tango of the Widower and Its Distorting Mirror and four comp features in his personal top five. Check out his countdown below.

Los Angeles based Nicholas Bell is's Chief Film Critic and covers film festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, Cannes and TIFF. He is part of the critic groups on Rotten Tomatoes, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) and GALECA. His top 3 for 2021: France (Bruno Dumont), Passing (Rebecca Hall) and Nightmare Alley (Guillermo Del Toro). He was a jury member at the 2019 Cleveland International Film Festival.

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