Berlinale confirms nine more competition titles
A further nine films have been selected for the Competition Programme of the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, including the world premiere of Bruno Dumont’s Camille Claudel 1915.
Dumont’s biopic stars Juliette Binoche in the titular role.
The new additions to the festival, which runs from Feb 7-17, also include the world premiere of a new feature from director Jafar Panahi (This Is Not a Film), who remains under house arrest in Iran. Closed Curtain is co-directed by Kambozia Partov (Cafe Transit).
Other new titles up for the Golden Bear are Steven Soderbergh thriller Side Effects; On My Way starring Catherine Deneuve; and The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, starring Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood.
Full list of new additions
Camille Claudel 1915
By Bruno Dumont (The Life of Jesus, Humanity, Flanders)
With Juliette Binoche, Jean-Luc Vincent
Elle s’en va (On my Way)
By Emmanuelle Bercot (Clément, Backstage, Les infidèles)
With Catherine Deneuve
Epizoda u životu berača željeza (An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker)
Bosnia and Herzegovina/France/Slovenia
By Danis Tanovic (No Man’s Land, Hell, Circus Columbia)
With Senada Alimanovic, Nazif Mujic, Sandra Mujic, Semsa Mujic
By Thomas Arslan (Dealer, Vacation, In the Shadows)
With Nina Hoss, Marko Mandic, Uwe Bohm, Lars Rudolph, Peter Kurth, Rosa Enskat, Wolfgang Packhäuser
La Religieuse (The Nun)
By Guillaume Nicloux (The Flying Children, A Private Affair, That Woman)
With Pauline Etienne, Isabelle Huppert, Louise Bourgoin, Martina Gedeck
By Pia Marais (The Unpolished, At Ellen’s Age)
With Rayna Campbell, August Diehl, Rapule Hendricks
The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman
By Fredrik Bond - feature debut
With Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger, Rupert Grint, James Buckley
Parde (Closed Curtain)
By Jafar Panahi (The Circle, Offside, This Is Not A Film) and Kambozia Partovi (The Fish, Café Transit)
With Kambozia Partovi, Maryam Moghadam,Jafar Panahi, Hadi Saeedi, Azadh Torabi, Agha Olia, Zeynab Khanum, Boy
By Steven Soderbergh (sex, lies, and videotape; Erin Brockovich, Haywire)
With Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Channing Tatum