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Berlinale 2017 Reveals First Premieres Including Films From Aki Kaurismäki, Oren Moverman & More

15 December 2016 3:57 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

After Sundance Film Festival concludes in late January, the next big cinematic event on the globe is the Berlin International Film Festival. With Paul Verhoeven serving as jury president for the 67th edition of the festival, they’ve now announced their first line-up of titles, including Aki Kaurismäki‘s The Other Side of Hope (pictured above), Oren Moverman‘s Richard Gere-led The DinnerSally Potter‘s The Party (pictured below), and Agnieszka Holland‘s Spoor, as well as a restoration of a Rainer Werner Fassbinder TV show.

Check out the first titles below, and return for our coverage from the festival.

Competition

A teströl és a lélekröl (On Body and Soul)

Hungary

By Ildiko Enyedi (My 20th Century, Simon the Magician)

With Géza Morcsányi, Alexandra Borbély, Zoltán Schneider

World premiere

Ana, mon amour

Romania/Germany/France

By Călin Peter Netzer (Child‘s Pose, Maria)

With Mircea Postelnicu, Diana Cavallioti, »

- Jordan Raup

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First films for the Competition of the Berlinale 2017 announced

15 December 2016 3:45 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

In February of 2017, the 67th Berlin International Film Festival kicks off in Germany, and once again Thn will be there to bring you all of the latest news and reviews from the Potzdamer-Platz in the heart of the city.

The first films that will compete in-competition at next year’s festival have been announced, and it looks like we’ll get to see new work from the likes of Aki Kaurismäki, Oren Moverman, Agnieszka Holland, Andres Veiel, and Sally Potter.

Films Belgium, Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Lebanon, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, the Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, and the USA are amongst the first 14 with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Here’s the initial list in full.

Competition

A teströl és a lélekröl (On Body and Soul)

Hungary

By Ildiko Enyedi (My 20th Century, Simon the Magician)

With Géza Morcsányi, »

- Paul Heath

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Kaurismäki, Potter, Trueba among Berlin first wave

15 December 2016 3:38 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Aki Kaurismäki, Oren Moverman, Agnieszka Holland, Sally Potter among competition lineup.

The first 14 films have been announced for the Competition and Berlinale Special sections of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

Among directors with movies in competition are Aki Kaurismäki, Oren Moverman, Agnieszka Holland, Andres Veiel, Sebastián Lelio and Sally Potter.

Moverman’s (The Messenger) mystery-drama The Dinner stars Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall and Chloë Sevigny.

Fernando Trueba’s comedy-drama The Queen of Spain, starring Penelope Cruz, will get its international premiere in the Berlinale Special strand.

More to follow…

Competition

A teströl és a lélekröl (On Body and Soul) (Hungary)

By Ildiko Enyedi (My 20th Century, Simon the Magician)

With Géza Morcsányi, Alexandra Borbély, Zoltán Schneider

World premiere

Ana, mon amour (Romania / Germany / France)

By Călin Peter Netzer (Child‘s Pose, Maria)

With Mircea Postelnicu, Diana Cavallioti, Carmen Tănase, Adrian Titieni, Vlad Ivanov

World premiere

Beuys - Documentary (Germany)

By Andres Veiel ([link »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Berlin Film Festival Reveals First Competition Section Films

15 December 2016 3:33 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Oren Moverman’s “The Dinner,” starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, and Rebecca Hall, and Sally Potter’s “The Party,” starring Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Timothy Spall, are among the first films selected for the competition section of the Berlin Film Festival, which runs Feb. 9-19. All are world premieres.

Also selected are Aki Kaurismaki’s “The Other Side of Hope,” Agnieszka Holland’s “Spoor,” Andres Veiel’s “Beuys,” Ildikó Enyedi’s “On Body and Soul,” Calin Peter Netzer’s “Ana, mon amour,” Teresa Villaverde’s “Colo,” Alain Gomis’ “Felicite,” and Sebastian Lelio’s “Una Mujer Fantastica.”

The festival also revealed four of the films that will play in its Berlinale Special section: Fernando Trueba’s “The Queen of Spain,” Raoul Peck’s “The Young Karl Marx,” Fernando Perez’s “Last Days in Havana,” and the world premiere of a restored »

- Leo Barraclough

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