57th Berlin International Film Festival
The 57th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 8 to 18 February 2007. The opening film of this year's festival was Olivier Dahan’s La Vie En Rose. Angel by François Ozon served as the closing night film. American director Paul Schrader served as the jury president at the festival.
|Opening film||La Vie En Rose|
|No. of films||305 films|
|Festival date||8–18 February 2007|
The Golden Bear was presented to the Chinese film Tuya's Marriage directed by Wang Quan'an. 224,181 tickets of the festival were sold. The festival held a Retrospective programme about women in silent era films. The films which were shown in the retrospective included a restored colour version of the 1921 film Hamlet, starring Asta Nielsen, the 1914 Italian film Cabiria and Berlin Alexanderplatz.
The following films were selected in competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:
|English title||Original title||Director(s)||Country|
|Angel||The Real Life of Angel Deverell||François Ozon||UK, France, Belgium|
|Bordertown||Bordertown||Gregory Nava||USA, UK|
|The Counterfeiters||Die Fälscher||Stefan Ruzowitzky||Austria, Germany|
|The Other||El otro||Ariel Rotter||Argentina, France, Germany|
|Goodbye Bafana||Goodbye Bafana||Bille August||Belgium, South Africa, UK, Luxembourg|
|Hallam Foe||Hallam Foe||David Mackenzie||UK|
|Desert Dream||Hyazgar||Zhang Lu||South Korea, France|
|In Memory of Me||In memoria di me||Saverio Costanzo||Italy|
|Irina Palm||Sam Garbarski||Belgium, Luxembourg, UK, Germany, France|
|Life in Pink||La Vie En Rose||Olivier Dahan||France, Canada|
|The Witnesses||Les Témoins||André Téchiné||France|
|The Duchess of Langeais||Ne touchez pas la hache||Jacques Rivette||France|
|The Year My Parents Went on Vacation||O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias||Cao Hamburger||Brazil, Argentina|
|I Served the King of England||Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále||Jiří Menzel||Czech Republic, Slovakia|
|Lost in Beijing||苹果||Li Yu||China|
|I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK||싸이보그지만 괜찮아||Park Chan-wook||South Korea|
|The Good German||The Good German||Steven Soderbergh||USA|
|The Good Shepherd||The Good Shepherd||Robert De Niro||USA|
|Tuya's Marriage||Tuya de hun shi||Wang Quan'an||China|
|When a Man Falls in the Forest||When a Man Falls in the Forest||Ryan Eslinger||USA, Canada|
† Winner of the main award for best film in its section The opening and closing films are screened during the opening and closing ceremonies respectively.
- Jury Grand Prix (Grand Prize of the Jury): Ariel Rotter for El otro
- Best Director: Joseph Cedar for Beaufort
- Best Actor: Julio Chávez for El otro
- Best Actress: Nina Hoss for Yella
- Best Music: David Mackenzie for Hallam Foe
- Outstanding Artistic Contribution: For the Ensemble Cast of The Good Shepherd by Robert De Niro
- Alfred Bauer Prize: Park Chan-wook for I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK
- FIPRESCI Award: Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále by Jiří Menzel
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