Berlinale: Press Releases

Press Releases 2014


Jan 15, 2014:
Berlinale 2014: Competition Complete

The Competition of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival is now complete. 20 of the 23 films in the Competition programme will be vying for the Golden Bear and Silver Bears (see also press releases from December 17 and 20, 2013). The following countries are participating: Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, People’s Republic of China, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uruguay and the USA. The Competition programme includes 18 world premieres and three feature debut.

The Award Ceremony will take place at the Berlinale Palast on Saturday, February 15th, 2014. The event will close with a screening of the winner of the Golden Bear.

Fan Liao and Lun Mei Gwei in Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice, Volksrepublik China) by Yinan Diao

The following films will complete the Competition programme:

Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice)
People’s Republic of China
By Yinan Diao (Night Train, Uniform)
With Fan Liao, Lun Mei Gwei, Xuebing Wang
World premiere

By Richard Linklater (Before Midnight, Me & Orson Welles)
With Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater
International premiere

Chiisai Ouchi (The Little House)
By Yoji Yamada (Tokyo Family, About Her Brother)
With Takako Matsu, Haru Kuroki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Chieko Baisho, Takataro Kataoka
International premiere

Historia del miedo (History of Fear)
Argentina / Uruguay / Germany / France
By Benjamin Naishtat - Feature debut
With Jonathan Da Rosa, Claudia Cantero, Mirella Pascual, Cesar Bordon, Tatiana Gimenez
World premiere

By Edward Berger
With Ivo Pietzcker, Georg Arms, Luise Heyer, Vincent Redetzki, Jacob Matschenz, Nele Mueller-Stöfen
World premiere

Kraftidioten (In Order of Disappearance)
By Hans Petter Moland (A Somewhat Gentle Man, The Beautiful Country)
With Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Jakob Oftebro, Anders Baasmo Christiansen
World premiere

Kreuzweg (Stations of the Cross)
By Dietrich Brüggemann (Move; Renn, wenn du kannst)
With Lea van Acken, Franziska Weisz, Florian Stetter
World premiere

La belle et la bête (Beauty and the Beast)
France / Germany
By Christophe Gans (Silent Hill, Brotherhood of the Wolf)
With Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussollier
International premiere - Out of competition

La tercera orilla (The Third Side of the River)
Argentina / Germany / Netherlands
By Celina Murga (A Week Alone, Ana and the Others, Normal School)
With Alian Devetac, Daniel Veronese, Gaby Ferrero, Irina Wetzel, Dylan Agostini van del Boch
World premiere

La voie de l‘ennemi (Two Men in Town)
France / Algeria / USA / Belgium
By Rachid Bouchareb (London River, Little Senegal)
With Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Luis
Guzmán, Dolores Heredia
World premiere

By Sudabeh Mortezai - Feature debut
With Ramasan Minkailov, Aslan Elbiev, Kheda Gazieva
World premiere

Praia do Futuro
Brazil / Germany
By Karim Aïnouz (Suely in the Sky, Madame Satã)
With Wagner Moura, Clemens Schick, Jesuita Barbosa
World premiere

Tui Na (Blind Massage)
People’s Republic of China / France
By Ye Lou (Mistery, Suzhou River)
With Xiaodong Guo, Hao Qin, Lei Zhang, Ting Mei, Xuan Huang, Lu Huang
World premiere

Wu Ren Qu (No Man’s Land)
People’s Republic of China
By Hao Ning (Crazy Stone, Mongolian Ping Pong)
With Zheng Xu, Nan Yu, Bo Huang, Bujie Duo
International premiere

Zwischen Welten (Inbetween Worlds)
By Feo Aladag (When We Leave)
With Ronald Zehrfeld
World premiere

Press Office
January 15, 2014

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