63rd Berlin International Film Festival

The 63rd annual Berlin International Film Festival took place in Berlin, Germany between 7 and 17 February 2013.[1] Chinese film director Wong Kar-wai was announced as the President of the Jury[2] and his film The Grandmaster was the opening film of the festival.[3] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Romanian film Child's Pose directed by Călin Peter Netzer, which also served as the closing film.[4][5]

63rd Berlin Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening filmThe Grandmaster
Closing filmChild's Pose'
LocationBerlin, Germany
Founded1951
AwardsGolden Bear (Child's Pose)
Hosted byAnke Engelke
No. of films404 films
Festival date717 February 2013
WebsiteWebsite

The French documentary filmmaker Claude Lanzmann was awarded with the Honorary Golden Bear.[6] Italian actress Isabella Rossellini and German film director Rosa von Praunheim were awarded with the Berlinale Camera.

Competition

Jury

The following people were on the jury for the festival:[2]

In competition

The following films were selected for the main competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[7][8]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
GloriaGloriaSebastián LelioChile, Spain
Nobody's Daughter HaewonNugu-ui Ddal-do Anin HaewonHong Sang-sooSouth Korea
Paradise: HopeParadies: HoffnungUlrich SeidlAustria, France, Germany
Child's PosePoziția CopiluluiCălin Peter NetzerRomania
Promised LandPromised LandGus Van SantUnited States
Camille Claudel 1915Camille Claudel 1915Bruno DumontFrance
On My WayElle s'en vaEmmanuelle BercotFrance
An Episode in the Life of an Iron PickerEpizoda u životu berača željezaDanis TanovićBosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia
GoldGoldThomas ArslanGermany
The NunLa ReligieuseGuillaume NiclouxFrance, Germany, Belgium
Layla FourieLayla FouriePia MaraisGermany, South Africa, France, Netherlands
The Necessary Death of Charlie CountrymanThe Necessary Death of Charlie CountrymanFredrik BondUnited States
Closed CurtainPardeJafar Panahi, Kambuzia PartoviIran
Side EffectsSide EffectsSteven SoderberghUnited States
Vic and Flo Saw a BearVic et Flo ont vu un oursDenis CôtéCanada
A Long and Happy LifeДолгая счастливая жизньBoris KhlebnikovRussia
Prince AvalanchePrince AvalancheDavid Gordon GreenUnited States
Harmony LessonsUroki garmoniiEmir BaigazinKazakhstan, Germany
In the Name OfW imię...Małgorzata SzumowskaPoland

Out of competition

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[7]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The CroodsThe CroodsChris Sanders, Kirk DeMiccoUnited States
Before MidnightBefore MidnightRichard LinklaterUnited States, Greece
Dark BloodDark BloodGeorge SluizerNetherlands
Night Train to LisbonNight Train to LisbonBille AugustGermany, Switzerland, Portugal

Panorama

The following films were selected for the Panorama section:[7]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Act of KillingJagalJoshua OppenheimerDenmark, UK, Norway
White NightBaek YaHee-il LeeSongSouth Korea
A Fold in My BlanketChemi Sabnis NaketsiZaza RusadzeGeorgia
Behind the CameraDduit-dam-hwa: Gam-dok-i-mi-cheot-eo-yoE J-yongSouth Korea
BelatedDeshoraBarbara Sarasola-DayArgentina, Columbia, Norway
Don Jon's AddictionDon Jon's AddictionJoseph Gordon-LevittUnited States
Frances HaFrances HaNoah BaumbachUnited States
Habi, the ForeignerHabi, la extranjeraMaria Florencia AlvarezArgentina, Brazil
I Have CutKai Po Che!Abhishek KapoorIndia
Inch'AllahInch'AllahAnaïs Barbeau-LavaletteCanada
FatalKashi-ggotLee Don-kuSouth Korea
The Swimming PoolLa PiscinaCarlos Machado QuintelaCuba, Venezuela
LovelaceLovelaceRob Epstein, Jeffrey FriedmanUnited States
My SistersMeine SchwesternLars KraumeGermany
Rock the CasbahRock the CasbahYariv HorowitzIsrael
So Much WaterTanta AguaAna Guevara Pose, Leticia Jorge RomeroUruguay, Mexico, Netherlands, Germany
The Attacks of 26/11The Attacks of 26/11Ram Gopal VarmaIndia
The Broken Circle BreakdownThe Broken Circle BreakdownFelix van GroeningenBelgium

Forum

The following films were selected for the Forum section:[7]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Battle of TabatôA batalha de TabatôJoão VianaGuinea-Bissau, Portugal
Coming Forth by DayAl-khoroug lel-naharHala LotfyEgypt, United Arab Emirates
A Single ShotA Single ShotDavid M. RosenthalUnited States, United Kingdom, Canada
Crossroads of YouthCheongchun-eui sipjaroAhn Jong-hwaKorea
Computer ChessComputer ChessAndrew BujalskiUnited States
The Strange Little CatDas merkwürdige KätzchenRamon ZürcherGermany
The 727 Days Without KaramoDie 727 Tage ohne KaramoAnja SalomonowitzAustria
EcholotEcholotAthanasios KaranikolasGermany
ElelwaniElelwaniNtshavheni Wa LuruliSouth Africa
BoundaryFahtum pandinsoongNontawat NumbenchapolThailand, Cambodia, France
FynbosFynbosHarry PatramanisSouth Africa, Greece
In BloomGrzeli nateli dgeebiNana Ekvtimishvili, Simon GroßGeorgia, Germany, France
Everyday ObjectsHalbschattenNicolas WackerbarthGermany, France
Hélio OiticicaHélio OiticicaCesar Oiticica FilhoBrazil
The Eternal Return of Antonis ParaskevasI aionia epistrofi tou Antoni ParaskeuaElina PsykouGreece
The DaughterI kóriThanos AnastopoulosGreece, Italy
I Used to Be DarkerI Used to Be DarkerMatt PorterfieldUnited States
I'm Not DeadJe ne suis pas mortMehdi Ben AttiaFrance
Jubilation StreetKanko no machiKeisuke KinoshitaJapan
Engagement RingKonyaku yubiwaKeisuke KinoshitaJapan
CirclesKrugoviSrdan GolubovićRepublic of Serbia, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, France
The Town of WhalesKujira no machiKeiko TsuruokaJapan
What Happened to This City?Kya hua is shahar ko?Deepa DhanrajIndia
When I Saw YouLamma shoftakAnnemarie JacirPalestinian Territories, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Greece
La PazLa PazSantiago LozaArgentina
The PlagueLa plagaNeus BallúsSpain
Cousin JulesLe cousin JulesDominique BenichetiFrance
The MeteorLe météoreFrançois DelisleCanada
Killing StrangersMatar extrañosJacob Secher Schulsinger, Nicolás PeredaMexico, Denmark
Dark MatterMateria oscuraMassimo D'Anolfi, Martina ParentiItaly
Char... The No-Man's Island...Moddhikhane CharSourav SarangiIndia, Japan, Italy, Denmark, Norway
Forgetting to Know YouMo shengQuan LingPeople's Republic of China
A StrangerObrana i zastitaBobo JelcicCroatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
WomanOnnaKeisuke KinoshitaJapan
Portrait of JasonPortrait of JasonShirley ClarkeUnited States
PowerlessKatiyabaazFahad Mustafa, Deepti KakkarIndia
Cold BloomSakura namiki no mankai no shita niAtsushi FunahashiJapan
RootsSenzo ni naruKaoru IkeyaJapan
Shirley: Visions of RealityShirley – Visions of RealityGustav DeutschAustria
A Legend or Was It?Shito no densetsuKeisuke KinoshitaJapan
SieniawkaSieniawkaMarcin MalaszczakGermany, Poland
Stemple PassStemple PassJames BenningUnited States
To the WolfSto lykoChristina Koutsospyrou, Aran HughesGreece, France
No Man's LandTerra de ninguémSalomé LamasPortugal
The Weight of ElephantsDas Gewicht der ElefantenDaniel Joseph BorgmanNew Zealand, Denmark, Sweden
TogetherTian mi miHsu Chao-jenTaiwan
Father's Garden: The Love of My ParentsVaters Garten – Die Liebe meiner ElternPeter LiechtiSwitzerland
ViolaViolaMatías PiñeiroArgentina
Farewell to DreamYuyake gumoKeisuke KinoshitaJapan
For Marx...Za Marksa...Svetlana BaskovaRussian Federation

Key

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.

Awards

The following prizes were awarded:[4][9]

References

  1. "Berlinale". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  2. "JURIES 2013". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 5 June 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  3. "Martial arts drama kicks off Berlin film festival". reuters. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  4. "PRIZES & HONOURS 2013". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 5 January 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  5. "Romanian film Child's Pose wins Golden Bear in Berlin". BBC News. Retrieved 16 February 2013.
  6. "Claude Lanzmann to receive Berlin's Honorary Golden Bear". screendaily. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  7. "PROGRAMME 2013". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  8. "Berlin 2013: Denis Côté's 'Vic and Flo Saw a Bear' in Competition". hollywoodreporter. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  9. "The Awards of the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival" (PDF). berlinale. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
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