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Berlin Announces 19 Films In Panorama Section For 2014 Festival

Berlin Announces 19 Films In Panorama Section For 2014 Festival

Nineteen films have been announced for the Berlin International Film Festival’s Panorama program. 

New films from Michel Gondry, Kutluğ Ataman, Robert Lepage, Sophie Fillières, Benjamin Heisenberg, Maximilian Erlenwein, John Michael McDonagh and Tsai Ming-liang are included in the list, while Jalil Lespert’s “Yves Saint Laurent” has been announced as the opening night section. With “Yves Saint Laurent,” Berlin’s flagship cinema, the Zoo Palast, will be
re-inaugurated as a Berlinale venue after extensive renovations on
February 7, 2014.
Another notable relocation announced today was that the queer film-oriented TEDDY Award ceremony will go down for the first time in its 28-year history in the “baroque setting” of the Komische Oper Berlin.

Here’s the first 19 films announced from the Panorama. This list will grow to around 50 in the coming weeks: 

Arrête ou je continue (If You Don’t, I Will)
By Sophie Fillières
With Emmanuelle Devos, Mathieu Amalric
World premiere
Bai Mi Zha Dan Ke (The Rice Bomber)
By Cho Li
With Huang Chien-wei, Nikki Hsieh, Michael Chang
World premiere
Bing Du (Ice Poison)
Taiwan / Myanmar
By Midi Z
With Wang Shin-Hong, Wu Ke-Xi
World premiere
Ireland / Great Britain
By John Michael McDonagh
With Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen
European premiere
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (The Way He Looks)
By Daniel Ribeiro
With Ghilherme Lobo, Tess Amorim, Fabio Audi
World premiere
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?
By Michel Gondry
With Noam Chomsky
International premiere
O Homem das Multidões (The Man of the Crowd)
By Marcelo Gomes, Cao Guimarães
With Paulo André, Silvia Lourenço
International premiere
Papilio Buddha
India / USA
By Jayan Cherian
With Kallen Pokkudan, Saritha Sunil, Sreekumar SP, David Briggs, Prakash Bare, Thampy Antony
European premiere
Quick Change
By Eduardo Roy Jr.
With Mimi Juareza, Jun jun Quintana, Miggs Cuaderno, Natashia Yumi, Francine Garcia
International premiere
By Maximilian Erlenwein
With Jürgen Vogel, Moritz Bleibtreu, Petra Schmidt-Schaller, Georg Friedrich, Rainer Bock
World premiere
By Chris Mason Johnson
With Scott Marlowe, Matthew Risch
European premiere
The Better Angels 
By A. J. Edwards
With Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Bentley
International premiere
The Lamb
Germany / Turkey
By Kutluğ Ataman
With Nesrin Cavadzade, Cahit Gök, Mert Taştan, Sıla Lara Cantürk, Nursel Köse
World premiere
Things People Do
By Saar Klein
With Wes Bentley, Jason Isaacs, Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett
World premiere
Triptyque (Triptych)
By Robert Lepage, Pedro Pires
With Lise Castonguay, Frédérike Bédard, Hans Piersbergen
International premiere
Über-Ich und Du (Superegos)
Germany / Switzerland / Austria
By Benjamin Heisenberg
With André Wilms, Georg Friedrich
World premiere
By Joselito Altarejos
World premiere
Xi You (Journey to the West)
France / Taiwan
By Tsai Ming-liang
With Lee Kang-sheng, Denis Lavant
World premiere
Yves Saint Laurent 
By Jalil Lespert
With Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Charlotte Le Bon, Laura Smet, Marie De Villepin
International premiere – Opening film Panaroma Special

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