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Character is fate, thought the Greeks, and the creators of the sublimity that is the finale of Spartacus Blood and Sand agree.
Exit Through the Gift Shop, a mockumentary about street artists, doesnt list a director in its credits, but theres no mystery about whos behind it. For one thing, its introduced as A Banksy Film.
The thick ice lining Potsdamer Platz has long melted, but festival-goers experiences on the notoriously treacherous Berlin streets reflected the general consensus about the films screened at the 60th Berlinale: some did beautifully, some faltered, and others fell flat on their ass.
Jim Finns idiosyncratic shorts have been a fixture on the experimental film and video scene for a little over a decade now. In the past four years, he has managed the astounding feat of releasing three feature films with essentially no budget.