60th Berlin International Film Festival
|60th Berlin International Film Festival|
The Berlinale Palast
|Festival date||February 11–21, 2010|
The 60th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from February 11 to February 21, 2010, with Werner Herzog as President of the Jury. The opening film of the festival was Chinese director Wang Quan'an's romantic drama Apart Together, in competition, while the closing film is Japanese director Yoji Yamada's About Her Brother, which was screened out of competition. A new record attendance was established with 282,000 sold tickets, according to the organizers . A complete restored version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis was also shown at the festival.
Out of competition
The following films made their international debut by screening out of competition at the festival:
- Jury Grand Prix: Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier by Florin Șerban
- Best Director: Roman Polanski for The Ghost Writer
- Best Actress: Shinobu Terajima for Caterpillar
- Best Actor: Grigori Dobrygin and Sergei Puskepalis for Kak ya provel etim letom
- Best Screenplay: Wang Quan'an and Na Jin for Apart Together (Tuan Yuan)
- Outstanding Artistic Achievement in the Category Camera: Pavel Kostomarov for Kak ya provel etim letom
- Alfred Bauer Prize: Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier by Florin Șerban
Crystal Bear in the Generation Kplus (Feature Length Film)
- Echoes of the Rainbow (Shui Yuet Sun Tau)
Crystal Bear in the Generation14plus (Feature Length Film)
The Berlinale Camera
- Yoji Yamada
- Ulrich Gregor and Erika Gregor
- Fine Art Foundry Noack
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