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BERLINALE 2014 Competition

The list of contenders for the 2014 Golden Bears is complete

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- Wes Anderson, Alain Resnais and Claudia Llosa were joined by Feo Aladag, Hans Petter Moland, Richard Linklater and Rachid Bouchareb

The list of contenders for the 2014 Golden Bears is complete

After the traditional announcement of the first titles of the Berlin competition before the Christmas holidays (that is six films, all of them produced or coproduced in Europe – read the article), fourteen new contenders for the Bears were added to the list, which is now complete. Amongst them, a good number of German films stand out (including the new film by Feo Aladag, praised for When We Leave [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Feo Aladag
interview: Feo Aladag
film profile
]
, LUX Prize 2010) as well as Asian titles and the latest feature by Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland (already in competition in Berlin in 2010 with the excellent A Somewhat Gentle Man [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Hans Petter Moland
film profile
]
).

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All in all, the 20 selected movies represent 20 countries, from Algeria (with the new film by Rachid Bouchareb) to Uruguay, going through Japan, the United States (with Boyhood by Richard Linklater) and twelve European countries.

Out of competition, the Franco-German coproduction Beauty and the Beast [+see also:
trailer
making of
interview: Christophe Gans
interview: Léa Seydoux
interview: Vincent Cassel
film profile
]
by Christophe Gans, with Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux and André Dussollier joins the German-American title The Monuments Men [+see also:
trailer
making of
film profile
]
 by George Clooney and the long version of Nymphomaniac, part 1 [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Louise Vesth
film profile
]
by Lars von Trier.

Complete list of contenders for the 64th Berlin Film Festival (February 6-16, 2014)

Zwischen Welten [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Feo Aladag
film profile
]
(Inbetween Worlds) by Feo Aladag (Germany)

Jack [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Edward Berger (Germany)

Kreuzweg [+see also:
film review
trailer
Q&A: Dietrich Brüggemann
film profile
]
(Stations of the Cross) by Dietrich Brüggemann (Germany)

Kraftidioten [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Hans Petter Moland
film profile
]
(In Order of Disappearance) by Hans Petter Moland (Norway/Sweden/Denmark)

Macondo [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sudabeh Mortezai
film profile
]
by Sudabeh Mortezai (Autriche) – first feature

Praia do Futuro [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Karim Aïnouz (Brazil/Germany)

Historia del miedo [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(History of Fear) by Benjamin Naishtat (Argentina/Uruguay/Germany/France) – first feature

La tercera orilla [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(The Third Side of the River) by Celina Murga (Argentina/Germany/Netherlands)

La voie de l‘ennemi [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(Two Men in Town) by Rachid Bouchareb (France/Algeria/United States/Belgium)

Boyhood de Richard Linklater (United States)

Chiisai Ouchi (The Little House) by Yoji Yamada (Japan)

Tui Na (Blind Massage) by Ye Lou (China/France)

Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice) by Yinan Diao (China)

Wu Ren Qu (No Man’s Land) by Hao Ning (China)

Titles previously annouced :

Grand Budapest Hotel [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
 by Wes Anderson (United Kingdom/Germany)

Aimer, boire et chanter [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Life of Riley) by Alain Resnais (France)

'71 [+see also:
film review
trailer
Q&A: Yann Demange
film profile
]
by Yann Demange (United Kingdom)

Aloft [+see also:
trailer
interview: Claudia Llosa
film profile
]
by Claudia Llosa (France/Spain/Canada)

Die geliebten Schwestern [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Dominik Graf
film profile
]
by Dominik Graf (Germany)

Stratos by Yannis Economides (Greece/Cyprus/Germany) 

(Translated from French)

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