Eighteen films things between 9 and 18 February to the Golden and Silver Bears during the 67th edition of the film Festival of Berlin, that the full program be announced.
The Berlinale gave earlier price that the festival kick off will be by Étienne Comars Django, a biopic about jazz legend Django Reinhardt with the Walloon actress Cécile de France.
There are still a lot of European films in the official competitieluik of the Berlinale, but also South Korea (On the Beach at Night Alone by Hong Sang-soo), Japan (Mr. Long by Hiroyuki Tanaka alias Sabu), and China (Have a Nice Day, animation of Liu Jian) are represented. For Latin America to draw Brazil (Joaquim of Marcelo Gomes) and Chile (Una Mujer Fantastica by Sebastian Lelio) present.
A lot of renowned directors present their new films: Volker Schlöndorff with Rückkehr nach Montauk, Aki Kaurismaki with The Other Side, or Hope, Sally Potter with The y (Kristin Scott Thomas), Oren Moverman with The Dinner (with Richard Gere and Laura Linney) and Agnieszka Holland with Pokot.
Look forward also to Beuys, a documentary about the life of the pioneering artist Joseph Beuys from the hand of Andres Veiel, and Ana, Mon Amour from Calin Peter Netzer, the Romanian director who, in 2013, all of the Golden Bear won with Child’s Pose. Also along for the marbles: Helle Nächte by Thomas Arslan, Wild Maus of Josef Hader, Nancy Alain Gomis, Colo Teresa Villaverde and On Body and Soul of Ildikó Enyedi.
Out of competition experience Sage Femme its world premiere, a French-Belgian co-production by Martin Provost with Catherine Frot, Catherine Deneuve and Olivier Gourmet. Still out of competition include Logan – The Wolverine (James Mangold), and T2 Trainspotting, the successor of the legendary cult film by Danny Boyle in 1996, to see.
The Dutch director Paul Verhoeven (Elle, Robocop, Basic Instinct) will as it is known, the jury chair, but now also the other members of the jury are known: starring Maggie Gyllenhal, Julia Jentsch and Diego Lunain, artist Olafur Eliasson, director Wang Quan’an and producer Dora Bouchoucha Fourati. They decide about the Golden and Silver Bears. Sure is already that the Italian costume designer Milena Canonero a Golden Erebeer. She worked together with directors such as Wes Anderson and Stanley Kubrick.
Some stars confirmed their presence already. They will include Penelope Cruz, Richard Gere, Geoffrey Rush, Stanley Tucci, Nina Hoss, Robert Pattinson and Sally Hawkins on the red carpet of the festival appear.
Dieter Kosslick, the director of the festival, could not not be on Twitter a political statement to put down. The man described the varied Berlinale film programme as a protest: according to Kosslick’s festival for pluralism.
The Berlin film Festival shows a total of exactly 399 movies. The full programme can be found here.