The Berlin syndrome gives the feel of a thriller revolving around a harmless flirtatious relationship that turns sour with the discovery of the male character as a psychopath captivating the innocent girl. while holidaying in Berlin. There is mutual attraction among both, and they finally end up dating each other.
The basic plot of the movie begins when Clare finds herself locked up in Andi’s house while he goes out to work; initially, she believes his excuse of the mix up with the keys but eventually realizes that she has been held a prisoner in the house with reinforced windows and a heavy door. The calmness of Andi’s character adds to the demonic charm.
Eventually, the reasons for the disturbed teacher’s mental state are unknown and the plot finally begins to thicken.
The thrill of the movie is basically up in the first half after which the movie seems to lurch rather than race towards a problematic solution. The slow-moving storyline after the discovery of the main plot makes the movie drag and lose the interest of the audience. Finally, the psychodrama moves towards the extended conclusion.