The Berlin International Film Festival, which starts up on February 7th, has announced an expanded retrospective slate entitled Berlinale Classics. The five films included are all recently restored classics, including the European premiere of the 3D restoration of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Dial M for Murder” and the world premiere of a new 4K restoration of “On the Waterfront.” All of the films will be presented by a prominent festival guest.
Here is the list of the five films being shown on the slate. The Berlinale kicks off on February 7th, 2013 and runs until the 17th.
By Bob Fosse, USA 1972
Sat, Feb 9, 11.00 am Kino International, presented by Harold Nebenzal
Dial M for Murder
By Alfred Hitchcock, USA 1954
Tue, Feb 12, 6.00 pm and Sat, Feb 16, 10:00 pm Haus der Berliner Festspiele, European premiere of the digital 3D projection
On the Waterfront
By Elia Kazan, USA 1954
Wed, Feb 13, 7.00 pm Cinestar Event Cinema,
world premiere of the 4K digital restoration (2013)
Der Student von Prag (The Student of Prague)
By Hanns Heinz Ewers, Germany 1913
A coproduction of the Filmmuseum München, Orchester Jakobsplatz München and ZDF in conjunction with Arte.
In cooperation with the Deutsche Kinemathek, the Berlin International Film Festival and the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin
Fri, Feb 15, 8.00 pm Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz,
world premiere of the digital reconstruction
Tokyo Monogatari (Tokyo Story)
By Yasujirō Ozu, Japan 1953
Thu, Feb 14, 3.00 pm CinemaxX 6 at Potsdamer Platz,
international premiere of the digital restoration