Since I grew up in Southern California, the undisputed movie mecca of the world, it should be no surprise that I absolutely love films. We did almost all of our movie watching the last few years in the US at home, so I’m thrilled that Kino (cinema) dates with my Love have become a big part of our life here in Berlin. For my Christmas present, said Love even promised as many movies as we could fit in during the two week Berlinale, or 2013 Berlin Film Festival.
A week-long school vacation right at the Berlinale’s start last week meant a delay in our movie-going extravaganza for a trip to Salzburg (though that certainly counted in a way, considering the cavalcade of all things Sound of Music we experienced there). With just four days of Berlinale goodness left, we’re now catching up big time with six films on our agenda before the festival closes on Sunday.
First up is The Broken Circle Breakdown, a film from Belgium/The Netherlands that we’ll be seeing early this evening. I’ll be back tomorrow with a brief review and the title of our next selection…