Berlinale

Berlinale Golden Bear winners since 1970.
Die Berlinale-Preisträger von goldenem Bär seit 1970.
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1.
Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014)
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An ex cop and his ex partner decide to follow up on investigation of a series of murders that ended their careers and shamed them, when identical murders begin again. (110 mins.)
Director: Yi'nan Diao
 
2.
Child's Pose (2013)
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Seeing a way to reassert control over her adult son's life when he faces manslaughter charges, an affluent... (112 mins.)
 
3.
Caesar Must Die (2012)
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Inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." (77 mins.)
 
4.
A Separation (2011)
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A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. (123 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
 
5.
Honey (2010)
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The quiet life of a boy and his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest. (103 mins.)
 
6.
The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
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Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the... (95 mins.)
Director: Claudia Llosa
 
7.
Elite Squad (2007)
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1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (115 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
8.
Tuya's Marriage (2006)
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Set in Inner Mongolia, a physical setback causes a young woman to choose a suitor who can take care of her, as well as her disabled husband. (86 mins.)
Director: Quan'an Wang
 
9.
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
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A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war. (90 mins.)
Director: Jasmila Zbanic
 
10.
U-Carmen eKhayelitsha (2005)
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A version of Georges Bizet's Carmen, set in a modern-day South African township. (122 mins.)
 
11.
Head-On (2004)
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In 'Gegen die Wand' Cahit, a 40-something male from Mersin in Turkey has removed everything Turkish from his life... (121 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
12.
In This World (2002)
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In February 2002 in the Shamshatoo Refugee Camp in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan, there... (88 mins.)
 
13.
Spirited Away (2001)
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During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
14.
Bloody Sunday (2002)
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A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972. (107 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
15.
Intimacy (2001)
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A failed London musician meets once a week with a woman for a series of intense sexual encounters to get away from the realities of life. But when he begins inquiring about her, it puts their relationship at risk. (119 mins.)
 
16.
Magnolia (1999)
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An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. (188 mins.)
 
17.
The Thin Red Line (1998)
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Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. (170 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
18.
Central Station (1998)
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An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. (113 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
19.
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
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A partially idealized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people. (129 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
20.
Fresh Bait (1995)
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Three adolescents, a girl who serves as the priming and two boys, kill two men cold blooded who were... (115 mins.)
 
21.
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
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Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites. (136 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
22.
In the Name of the Father (1993)
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A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them. (133 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
23.
Xiang hun nu (1993)
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If money can't buy happiness, can it at least buy control over others? Xiang is hard-working, running a small sesame oil business... (105 mins.)
Director: Fei Xie
 
24.
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
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To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand. (106 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
25.
Grand Canyon (1991)
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Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles... (134 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
26.
The House of Smiles (1991)
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A septuagenarian couple are attracted to each other in a retirement home but find the institution and their fellow patients frown on their relationship. (110 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
27.
Music Box (1989)
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A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects. (124 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
28.
Larks on a String (1990)
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Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation. (94 mins.)
Director: Jirí Menzel
 
29.
Rain Man (1988)
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Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country. (133 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
30.
Red Sorghum (1987)
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In 1930s China a young woman is sent by her father to marry the leprous owner of a winery. In the nearby... (91 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
31.
Tema (1979)
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A self-pitying but popular playwright drives to Vladimir to relax with a doting female student and another writer... (99 mins.)
Director: Gleb Panfilov
 
32.
Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
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Stammheim Prison in Stuttgart, West Germany, as the five defendants--Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof... (107 mins.)
Director: Reinhard Hauff
 
33.
Wetherby (1985)
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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents. (102 mins.)
Director: David Hare
 
34.
Die Frau und der Fremde (1985)
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Karl and Richard, two German soldiers captured by the Russians in World War I, become very close friends-so... (98 mins.)
Director: Rainer Simon
 
35.
Love Streams (1984)
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Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart. (141 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
 
36.
La colmena (1982)
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As in the novel of the same title from Camilo Jose Cela, "La Colmena" is a sad composition with the stories of many people in the Madrid of 1942... (112 mins.)
Director: Mario Camus
 
37.
Ascendancy (1983)
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Connie is a member of the British landowning "Ascendancy" in Ireland after WWI. Through a chance friendship with a British soldier... (92 mins.)
Director: Edward Bennett
 
38.
Veronika Voss (1982)
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Munich, 1955: A sports journalist meets Veronika Voss, an UFA actress who supposedly had an affair with Goebbels... (104 mins.)
 
39.
Fast, Fast (1981)
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Angela begins to hang around with Pablo and his gang of young robbers. (99 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
40.
Palermo or Wolfsburg (1980)
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(173 mins.)
 
41.
Heartland (1979)
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A widow with a young daughter travels to a ranch in Wyoming to manage the household of a rancher. After a while the man and woman develop a relationship that leads to a marriage. But life in the harsh place takes its toll. (96 mins.)
Director: Richard Pearce
 
42.
David (1979)
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(125 mins.)
 
43.
What Max Said (1978)
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A middle-aged man who has reached a crisis point in his domestic life tries to reassemble his past. (93 mins.)
 
44.
Trout (1978)
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In a restaurant they're preparing a grand banquet in honor of a sports association of anglers, but several circumstances seem to have conspired to boycott the event. (99 mins.)
 
45.
Ascensor (1978 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
Director: Tomás Muñoz
 
46.
The Ascent (1977)
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In a freezing cold World War II winter, two pro-Soviet partisans - Sotnikov and Rybak - head off to find food for themselves and their compatriots... (111 mins.)
Director: Larisa Shepitko
 
47.
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
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A cynical Buffalo Bill hires Sitting Bull to exploit him and add his credibility to the distorted view of history presented in his Wild West Show. (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
48.
Adoption (1975)
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Single factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska... (89 mins.)
 
49.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
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The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society... (120 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
50.
Distant Thunder (1973)
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As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community. (101 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
51.
The Canterbury Tales (1972)
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Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales. (112 mins.)
 
52.
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
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In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic... (94 mins.)