, Emily Atef
, Lance Daly
Source: Great Point Media
Another ten films have joined the Competition of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 15 - 25). Three more have also been selected for the programme of the Berlinale Special.
Joining the eight Competition films and two Berlinale Special titles are 13 productions from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong - China, Iran, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Paraguay, People’s Republic of China, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, and the USA.
Joining the main competition are Barbara and Phoenix director Christian Petzold’s new drama Transit
, a contemporary reworking of Anna Seghers
’ 1944 novel about refugees attempting to flee through Marseille after the Nazi
invasion of France in 1940. The film stars Frantz breakout Paula Beer
Also new to competition is David and Nathan Zellner
, the western about a Us businessman who travels to join his fiancée