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BERLINO 2019 EFM

Un candidato all'Orso d'oro per Playtime

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Un candidato all'Orso d'oro per Playtime
Grâce à Dieu di François Ozon

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Always a great presence at major festivals, the French international sales company Playtime hasn’t featured a Golden Bear contender in its line-up since 2013, happily leaving the Berlin field open to its German branch, Films Boutique. But this year, at the European Film Market of the 69th Berlinale (from 7 to 17 February), Nicolas Brigaud-Robert, François Yon and Sébastian Beffa will once again be counting on a contending title, By the Grace of God [+leggi anche:
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by François Ozon, with its official premiere slated for 8 February.

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This will be the French filmmakers fifth time in the running for the award at Berlin after 2000 (Water Drops on Burning Rocks), 2002 (8 Women [+leggi anche:
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with the cast winning a Silver Bear), 2007 (Angel [+leggi anche:
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) and 2009 (Ricky [+leggi anche:
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). For the record, he has also been selected in competition at Cannes three times (in 2003, 2013 and 2017), at Venice (2004, 2010 and 2016) and at San Sebastian (in 2009 winning a special prize, 2012, winning the Coquille d’Or, and in 2014). Produced by Mandarin Production, By the Grace of God, his latest film, was inspired by real events and stars Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet and Swann Arlaud. The film is due to be released in French cinemas on 20 February by Mars Films.

Also in Playtime’s line-up is another film due to make its world premiere at Berlin: Who You Think I Am [+leggi anche:
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by Safy Nebbou, starring Juliette Binoche (competition jury president at the Berlinale this year) in the starring role (French release on 27 February with Diaphana).

Playtime will also be driving sales for seven films currently in post-production at the European Film Market, which will be pre-sold on the basis of promo-reels: The Bare Necessity [+leggi anche:
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by Erwan Le Duc, I’ll Go Where You Go [+leggi anche:
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by Géraldine Nakache, 5 Is The Perfect Number by the Italian director Igort (starring Toni Servillo and Valeria Golino), The Breitner Commando by Abdel Raouf Dafri (news – starring Johan Heldenbergh and Olivier Gourmet), Notre Dame [+leggi anche:
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by Valérie Donzelli. The Australian Western,High Ground by Stephen Johnson will be negotiated off the back of a teaser and Guest of Honour by the Canadian director Atom Egoyan off the basis of a screenplay.

Lastly, various market screenings have been scheduled, including Escape From Raqqa [+leggi anche:
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by Emmanuel Hamon, Who Killed Lady Winsley? [+leggi anche:
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by Hiner Saleem, Celebration [+leggi anche:
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by Olivier Meyrou and 15 Minutes of War [+leggi anche:
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by Fred Grivois.

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