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Berlin 2013 announces first six competition films

By NewsDesk • Published on December 13, 2012

berlintalentcampusThe Berlinale’s Competition section has picked the first six films for the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. They include productions and co-productions from Austria, Chile, France, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Spain and the USA.

In addition, Christian Rost and Claus Strigel will present the world premiere of their documentary Unter Menschen (Redemption Impossible) in the Berlinale Special.

 

Competition

 

Gloria

Chile/Spain

By Sebastián Lelio (La Sagrada Familia, Navidad, El año del tigre)

With Paulina García, Sergio Hernández

World premiere

 

Nugu-ui Ttal-do Anin (Nobody’s Daughter Haewon)

Republic of Korea

By Hong Sangsoo (Night and Day, Hahaha, In Another Country)

With Eunchae Jung, Sunkyun Lee

World premiere

 

Paradies: Hoffnung (Paradise: Hope)

Austria/France/Germany

By Ulrich Seidl (Dog Days, Import Export, Paradise: Love)

With Melanie Lenz, Vivian Bartsch, Joseph Lorenz, Michael Thomas

World premiere

 

Pozi?ia Copilului (Child’s Pose)

Romania

By C?lin Peter Netzer (Maria, Medal of Honor, Zapada mieilor)

With Lumini?a Gheorghiu, Bogdan Dumitrache, Florin Zamfirescu

World premiere

 

Promised Land

USA

By Gus Van Sant (My Own Private Idaho, Good Will Hunting, Milk)

With Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski, Rosemarie DeWitt, Hal Holbrook

International premiere

 

The Croods - animated film in 3D

USA

By Kirk De Micco (Space Chimps) Chris Sanders (How to Train Your Dragon)

With the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds

World premiere / out of competition

 

 

Berlinale Special

 

Unter Menschen (Redemption Impossible) Documentary

Germany

By Christian Rost, Claus Strigel

World premiere

 

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