60th Berlin International Film Festival

60th Berlin International Film Festival
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The Berlinale Palast
Location Berlin, Germany
Founded 1951
Awards Golden Bear
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.[1][2][3] 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.[4] A new record attendance was established with 282,000 sold tickets, according to the organizers .[5][dead link] A complete restored version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis was also shown at the festival.[6]


In competitionEdit

Countries in competition (incl. co-production countries)

The following films were selected in competition for the Golden Bear award:[7]

Title Director Country
Apart Together Wang Quan'an  China
Bal Semih Kaplanoğlu  Turkey
Caterpillar Kōji Wakamatsu  Japan
Der Räuber Benjamin Heisenberg  Germany
En Familie Pernille Fischer Christensen  Denmark
En ganske snill mann Hans Petter Moland  Norway
Eu când vreau să fluier, fluier Florin Șerban  Romania
Greenberg Noah Baumbach  United States
Howl Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman  United States
Kak ya provyol etim letom Alexei Popogrebski  Russia
Jud Süss - Film ohne Gewissen Oskar Roehler  Austria and  Germany
Mammuth Benoît Delépine and Gustave de Kervern  France
Na putu Jasmila Žbanić  Bosnia and Herzegovina,  Austria,  Germany and  Croatia
Rompecabezas Natalia Smirnoff  Argentina and  France
San qiang pai an jing qi Zhang Yimou  China
Shahada Burhan Qurbani  Germany
Shekarchi Rafi Pitts  Iran and  Germany
Submarino Thomas Vinterberg  Denmark
The Ghost Writer Roman Polanski  France,  Germany and  United Kingdom
The Killer Inside Me Michael Winterbottom  United States

Out of competitionEdit

The following films made their international debut by screening out of competition at the festival:[7]

Title Director Country
About Her Brother Yoji Yamada  Japan
Exit Through the Gift Shop Banksy  United Kingdom
My Name Is Khan Karan Johar  India
Please Give Nicole Holofcener  United States
Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man Constantin Popescu  Romania
The Kids are All Right Lisa Cholodenko  United States
Shutter Island Martin Scorsese  United States


Golden Bear for Best Film - Bal by Semih Kaplanoğlu [8]

Silver Bears:

Honorary Golden Bear [9][dead link]

Crystal Bear in the Generation Kplus (Feature Length Film)

Crystal Bear in the Generation14plus (Feature Length Film)

The Berlinale Camera

  • Yoji Yamada
  • Ulrich Gregor and Erika Gregor
  • Fine Art Foundry Noack


External linksEdit

Media related to 60th Berlin International Film Festival at Wikimedia Commons

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 22:38