The ultimate titles that can compete for this year’s Gold and Silver Bears through the Feb. 9-Feb. 19 fest at the moment are set.
The Berlin International Film Festival on Friday finalized its competitors lineup of movies that can compete for this year’s Gold and Silver Bears.
The competitors title added is Hao ji le (Have a Nice Day) by Liu Jian (Piercing I). Out of competitors slots went to ythe world premieres of Stanley Tucci and Catherine Deneuve titles. Final Portrait, directed by Stanley Tucci and starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clemence Poesy, Tony Shalhoub, James Faulkner and Sylvie Testud, and Sage femme (Midwife)
by Martin Provost (Violette), starring Catherine Frot, Catherine Deneuve and Olivier Gourmet.
Beforehand introduced competitors titles embrace The Dinner from U.S. director Oren Moverman (The Messenger) and starring Richard Gere, Rebecca Hall, Laura Linney and Steve Coogan, and The Party, the newest star-studded effort from U.K. director Sally Potter (Orlando), which could have their world premieres in Berlin. Additionally competing shall be The Other Side of Hope, from acclaimed Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki (Le Havre), which could have its worldwide premiere in Berlin, and Spoor from Oscar-nominated Polish helmer Agnieszka Holland (In Darkness).
Additional within the operating for Berlin’s Gold and Silver Bears shall be On Body and Soul, from Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi; Ana mon amour from Romanian helmer Calin Pater Netzer, winner of the Berlin Golden Bear in 2013 for Child’s Pose; and Beuys, a documentary on controversial German artist Joseph Beuys by acclaimed nonfiction filmmaker Andres Veiel (Black Box Germany). Colo, from Portugese filmmaker Teresa Villaverde; Alain Gomis’ Felicite and Una Mujer Fantastica from Chilean filmmaker Sebastian Lelio additionally beforehand made the Berlin competitors lower.
The pageant additionally accomplished its Berlinale Special program on Friday, including Aisling Walsh’s Maudie, with Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett and Zachary Bennett, The Misplaced Metropolis of Z by James Grey (We Personal The Evening, The Immigrant)
with Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland, the bomb by Kevin Ford, Smriti Keshari, Eric Schlosser, documentary La libertad del diablo (Satan’s Freedom) by Everardo Gonzalez, Nema-ye nazdik (Close Up)
by Abbas Kiarostami and doc The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov by Askold Kurov.
Berlin beforehand unveiled 4 movies that can get particular, out-of-competition gala screenings. They’re Fernando Trueba’s interval comedy The Queen of Spain, the sequel to 1988’s The Girl of Your Dreams, starring Penelope Cruz and Mandy Patinkin; Raoul Peck’s biopic The Young Karl Marx, that includes German star August Diehl because the founding father of communism; Final Days in Havana from director Fernando Perez; and a newly restored model of Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, a 1972 German TV sequence written and directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.