Berlin International Film Festival 2013

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Gloria Gloria
Gloria and Gold
About Ndugu (Country: Spain; Year: 2013; Director: David Muñoz; Stars: Daniel Itumo)
An African boy sets out to find a new wife for his recently bereaved American foster father.
Ashura (Country: Turkey, Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Köken Ergun)
The Shi'ite community in Istanbul prepares for Ashura.
Berlin Ecke Bundesplatz - A Baker on the Bread Line (Berlin Ecke Bundesplatz - Bäckerei Im Kiez) (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Hans-Georg Ullrich, Detlef Gumm)
When a baker dies his wife faces financial hardship but never loses her optimism.
Berlin Ecke Bundesplatz - Chimney Sweeps (Berlin Ecke Bundesplatz - Schornsteinfegerglück) (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Hans-Georg Ullrich, Detlef Gumm)
Friendship endures between two very different men who are master chimney sweeps.
Berlin Ecke Bundesplatz - Happy Family (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Hans-Georg Ullrich, Detlef Gumm)
A portrait of a family living by the Bundesplatz.
Berlin Ecke Bundesplatz - Life Of Leisure (Berlin Ecke Bundesplatz - Feine Leute) (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Hans-Georg Ullrich, Detlef Gumm)
A look at the lives of the rich people who live around the Bundesplatz.
Dream Girl (Traumfrau) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2012; Director: Oliver Schwarz; Stars: Dirk H)
A lengthy search for the perfect woman ends somewhere between reality and dream.
Everyday Objects (Halbschatten) (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2013; Director: Nicolas Wackerbarth; Stars: Anne Ratte-Polle, Leonard Proxauf, Emma Bading, Nathalie Richard, Maren Kroymann)
Waiting for her lover at his luxury villa, a woman interacts awkwardly with his uncertain children.
Free Fall (Freier Fall) (Country: Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Stephan Lacant; Stars: Hanno Koffler, Max Riemelt, Katharina Schüttler, Maren Kroymann)
Life turns upside down for a young man whose partner is expecting their fiest chld when he goes on a training course and falls in love with a male colleague.
Gloria (Country: Chile, Spain; Year: 2012; Director: Sebastián Lelio; Stars: Paulina García, Sergio Hernández, Diego Fontecilla, Fabiola Zamora)
A woman finds late romance at a dance club, but will family intrude?
Gold (Country: Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Thomas Arslan; Writer: Thomas Arslan; Stars: Nina Hoss, Marko Mandic, Peter Kurth)
German settlers in Canada underestimate the dangers of the wilderness through which they are travelling.
I Used To Be Darker (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Matthew Porterfield; Writer: Amy Belk, Matthew Porterfield; Stars: Deragh Campbell, Hannah Gross, Kim Taylor, Ned Oldham, Geoff Grace, Nick Petr)
A runaway seeks refuge with her aunt and uncle in Baltimore, only to find their marriage ending and her cousin in crisis. In the days that follow, the family struggles to let go while searching for things to sustain them.
Layla Fourie (Country: Germany, South Africa, France, Netherlands; Year: 2013; Director: Pia Marais; Writer: Horst Markgraf, Pia Marais; Stars: Rayna Campbell, August Diehl, Jeroen Kranenburg, Rapulana Seiphemo)
A young woman who accepts a job as a polygraphist soon becomes a suspect herself.
Maladies (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Carter; Stars: James Franco, Catherine Keener, Fallon Goodson, David Straithairn, Alan Cumming)
A disillusioned actor, a cross dresser and a woman who barely speaks form a complex friendship.
Mystery (Misterio) (Country: Spain; Year: 2013; Director: Chema García Ibarra; Stars: Angelita López, Antonio Blas Molina, José Manuel Ibarra)
Can the Virgin speak?
Night Train To Lisbon (Nachtzug Nach Lissabon) (Country: Germany, Switzerland, Portugal; Year: 2013; Director: Bille August; Writer: Greg Latter, based on the book by Pascal Mercier.; Stars: Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Jack Huston)
The lives of two very different men collide when they embark on journeys of self discovery across Lisbon.
Satellite Boy (Country: Australia; Year: 2012; Director: Catriona McKenzie; Stars: David Gulpilil, Cameron Wallaby, Joseph Pedley)
A boy embarks on a daring journey to save the land he shares with his grandfather.
Wasteland - So That No One Becomes Aware Of It (Ödland - Damit Keiner Das So Mitbemerkt) (Country: Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Anne Kodura)
A documentary about refugee children who have no possessions or security but all the time in the world.
The Weight Of Elephants (Das Gewicht Der Elefanten) (Country: New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden; Year: 2013; Director: Daniel Joseph Borgman; Stars: Demos Murphy, Angelina Cottrell, Matthew Sunderland, Catherine Wilkin)
The arrival of two new girls in the neighbourhood prompts a lonely boy to step out of his imaginary world and try real life fun and adventure.
Whaled Women (Country: Sweden; Year: 2012; Director: Ewa Einhorn, Jeuno JE Kim; Stars: Anna Blomberg, Inga Cristina Campos, Magnus Mark)
Two women from the Department of Development are tasked with dealing with strange creatures that emerge from the sea.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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