Berlinale publishes 18 films participating in the competition

Artistic director Carlo Chatriani (right) and general manager Mariette Riesenbeck at the press conference announcing the 73rd edition of the Berlinale on January 23, 2023 in Berlin.

Eclectic and open to all audiences: that’s what 73 looks likee The Berlinale edition, which will be held from February 16 to 26, is under the auspices of its artistic director, Carlo Chatriani. This year, an honorary Golden Bear will be awarded to Steven Spielberg for his lifetime achievement, and his latest film, Fabelmans It will be released in French cinemas on February 22. On the other hand, Sean Penn and Aaron Kaufman present their documentary, which returns to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, on February 24, 2022 – Superpowerwithout competition.

In 2022, the Spanish film director Carla Simon received the Golden Bear Alcaraz (our suns). This year, the competition jury, chaired by Kristen Stewart, will decide between 18 feature films. There are a few recurring names, the name of Christian Petzold, who is present at Berlinale 2020. Undine, which won Paula Berry a Silver Bear for Best Actress. The German director will defend this year fiery, still with Paula Lud. In this drama, a group of friends find themselves in a house on the shores of the Baltic Sea, while the surrounding dry forest is on fire.

Elected in 2020, with Salt of tearsPhilip Garrel returns big cart A family film that includes the actor’s three children – Louis Garrel, Lena Garrel and Esther Garrel – and depicts the fate of the puppeteers. Let’s also quote the German Angela Schaneletz, who subscribes to the variation of the Oedipus myth. musicWith Alyocha Schneider and Agathe Bonitzer. German cinema pioneer Margarete von Trotta (Hannah Arendt2012) the book, She, a portrait of the poetess Ingeborg Bachmann (played by Vicky Cripps), Ingeborg Bachmann – Journey to the Desert. Two other German filmmakers were selected, Emil Ateff, (someday we will tell each other everything) and Christoph Hochhausler (until the end of the night).

Six French co-productions

The competition brings together a total of six French co-productions: in addition big basket (French and Swiss) and music (German, French, Serbian), to cite Nicolas Philibert’s Franco-Japanese documentary, on adamant, a dive into a Paris day hospital that welcomes patients with mental disorders; but also bad life (Portuguese, French), Joao Canejo, Totem (Mexican, Danish, French), sister of Lila Aviles, And finally, the first feature film by an Italian (French, Italian, Polish, Belgian). Giacomo Abruzzi, disco boy Let us note two more “long” prime numbers, 20,000 species of beesSpanish Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren, too past life By Celine Song, an American born in South Korea.

Source: Le Monde

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