Rollercoaster of Angst and Sweaty Palms in “Berlin Syndrome”

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE — “Berlin Syndrome” represents exactly what mother used to warn us about: “Don’t go home with strangers.” It’s an exhilarating piece of art, directed by Cate Shortland (Somersault) and written by Shaun Grant (The Snowtown Murders). It’s a brilliant countdown of trust, fear and lust in combination with thrilling, unpredictable moments that keep the viewer reeling with anticipation.