17 February 2013 10:39 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Here at the Berlinale, films in Competition receive press conferences where journalists from around the world ask questions.  Many of them, for whatever reason, are incredibly bizarre. This was especially true at Friday's press conference for "Elle s'en va (English title: On My Way)," a competition title directed by Emmanuelle Bercot ("Backstage," "The Players," also an actress who was in "Polisse" (which she also co-wrote) and "Carlos") and starring French superstar Catherine Deneuve.  In the film, Bettie (Deneuve), a former beauty pageant winner, who, after being dumped, grows tired of the pressures of managing the family restaurant and tending to her aging mother in her small French village and leaves town to smoke cigarettes in the great outdoors and just let loose.  While on her escape, she's given purpose by her estranged daughter:  Bettie must take her grandson to stay with his grandfather, »


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