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BERLINALE 2010 Selection

Panorama announces first titles

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Panorama announces first titles

The Panorama section of the 60th Berlin Film Festival (February 11-21, 2010) has announced its initial selections: 18 narrative features, including ten European (co-)productions and seven documentaries (four of which are European).

Among the narrative features are two French titles L'arbre et La Forêt [+see also:
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(“The Tree and the Forest”, by Olivier Ducastel (world avant-première) and Plein Sud [+see also:
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by Sébastien Lifshitz (see news); two Spanish films, El Mal Ajeno [+see also:
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by Basque director Oskar Santos (written by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, director of DarkBlueAlmostBlack [+see also:
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, and starring Eduardo Noriega), presented in world avant-première, and Born To Suffer [+see also:
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by Miguel Albaladejo; writer-actor-producer Peter Kern’s Austrian title Initiation [+see also:
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; Kawasaki's Rose [+see also:
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by Czech director Jan Hrebejk (Beauty In Trouble) in world avant-première; Mat Whitecross’ UK film Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll [+see also:
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; Anahí Berneri’s French/Argentinean co-production Por Tu Culpa; Reha Erdem’s Turkish/Bulgarian film Kosmos; and Mohamed Al-Daradji’s European/Middle Eastern co-production Son of Babylon [+see also:
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, made with French, UK and Dutch investment.

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Although Germany is not yet represented among the narrative features, it dominates the initial documentary selections, with three titles to screen in world première: Lothar Lambert’s Alle Meine Stehaufmädchen - Von Frauen, Die Sich Was Trauen, Michael Stock’s Postcard To Daddy and Tamara Trampe and Johann Feindt’s Wiegenlieder. The line-up also includes Lucy Walker’s UK/Brazilian documentary Waste Land.

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(Translated from French)

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