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Terrence Malick’s ‘Knight of Cups’ Set to World Premiere in Berlin

Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' Set to World Premiere in Berlin

The 65th Berlin International Film Festival has revealed the first six films to make their competition program, among them Terrence Malick’s new film “Knight of Cups,” starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman. This will mark Malick’s return to the festival following his win of the Golden Bear in 1999 for “The Thin Red Line.” 

Other titles include Andrew Haigh’s follow-up to “Weekend,” “45 Years,” starring Charlotte Rampling, and Peter Greenaway’s latest, “Einstein Guanajuato.” Kenneth Branagh’s live action take on “Cinderella” was also announced as an out of competition entry.

The festival runs February 5-15, 2015.

Below are the films confirmed to play at the festival:

45 Years
United Kingdom
By Andrew Haigh (Weekend)
With Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay
World premiere
Als wir träumten (As We Were Dreaming)
Germany / France
By Andreas Dresen (Grill Point, Cloud 9, Stopped on Track)
With Merlin Rose, Julius Nitschkoff, Joel Basman, Marcel Heuperman, Frederic Haselon, Ruby O. Fee
World premiere

By Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet)
With Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgård, Holliday Grainger, Sophie McShera, Derek
Jacobi und Helena Bonham Carter
International premiere – Out of competition

Eisenstein in Guanajuato
The Netherlands / Mexico / Belgium / Finland
By Peter Greenaway (The Tulse Luper Suitcases)
With Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti
World premiere
Ixcanul (Ixcanul Volcano)
Guatemala / France
By Jayro Bustamante
With María Mercedes Coroy, María Telón, Manuel Antún, Justo Lorenzo, Marvin Coroy
World premiere – Debut feature
Knight of Cups
By Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line)
With Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman
World premiere
Pod electricheskimi oblakami (Under Electric Clouds)
Russian Federation / Ukraine / Poland
By Alexey German (Paper Soldier)
With Lui Frank, Merab Ninidze, Viktoriya Korotkova, Chulpan Khamatova, Anastasiya Melnikova, Piotr Gasowski

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