Berlinale: Press Releases

Press Releases 2009


Jan 27, 2009:
Berlinale 2009: Competition and Berlinale Special complete

Twenty six films will be presented in the Competition programme of the 59th Berlin International Film Festival, 18 of which will compete for the Golden and Silver Bears in the Berlinale Palast. The official programme will be complemented by the Berlinale Special.

Of the 18 films in competition, 14 are world premieres, and there are 17 world premieres in the complete Competition programme. Eighteen countries are represented.

To this year’s Berlinale Special 15 films have been invited, 10 of which are world premieres.

The following films complete the Competition and Berlinale Special:


My One and Only (USA)

By Richard Loncraine

With Renée Zellweger, Kevin Bacon, Logan Lerman, Mark Rendall

World Premiere

Berlinale Special – Gala Screenings at the Friedrichstadtpalast

An Education (Great Britain)

By Lone Scherfig

With Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Dominic Cooper

It Might Get Loud (USA)

Documentary by Davis Guggenheim

With The Edge, Jimmy Page, Jack White

The programme of the 59th Berlin International Film Festival will be available at from today.

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January 27, 2009