Touch Me Not
First screened in September 2018
Director: Adina Pintilie. Cast: Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Christian Bayerlein, Hanna Hofmann, Grit Uhlemann, Seani Love, Irmena Chichikova, Rainer Steffen, Dirk Lange, Annett Sawallisch, Adina Pintilie. Screenplay: Adina Pintilie.

Twitter Capsule: Shortbus ideas, THX-1138 aesthetics. And an Interrotron! Honest insights, at times reached via conceits or clichés.

VOR:   Scholars of sexuality, therapy, disability, and/or cinema will find much to analyze here, though their reactions will definitely be split.

Photo © 2018 Manekino Film/Rohfilm Productions GmbH/PINK/
AGITPROP/Les Films de l'Étranger, © 2019 Kino Lorber

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Berlin Film Festival: Golden Bear (Best Film); Best First Feature

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