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04 January 2017 à 13:11
The Berlinale 2017 will open the Official Competition of its 67th edition (February 9-19) with Étienne Comar's first film, focused on the Gypsy community through one of its most famous artistic figures.
Django will be presented as a world premiere, opening the Berlinale, on February 9, 2017, and is also selected for Official Competition. The film, produced by Étienne Comar, Olivier Delbosc, and Marc Missonnier for Arches Films and Fidélité Films, and directed by Étienne Comar, features Reda Kateb in the role of the famous Gypsy guitarist, and his personal trajectory during the upheavals of World War Two, a dark period for Gypsies, persecuted by the Nazis. Cécile De France, Patrick Mille, and Xavier Beauvois are the film's other leading actors.
In terms of the Panorama section, Centaur by Aktan Arym Kubat and Pendular by Julia Murat have been selected for the "Europa Europa" focus, as well I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck and The Wound by John Trengove, for the "Black Worlds" focus.
Raoul Peck will present, at a Special Gala, his fiction feature The Young Karl Marx.
Other films for each section will be announced in due course.
Latest update : 09 January 2017 à 13:11 CET
Cécile De France
Aktan Arym Kubat
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