Three French films are included in the Official Competition: I've Loved You So Long, debut film by the writer Philippe Claudel, Julia, which marks director Eric Zonca’s return to the scene, and Lady Jane by Robert Guédiguian. Restless by Amos Kolleck, a minority co-production with Israel is also one of 21 films from around the world vying for the Golden Bear.
The Panorama section features Guilty by Laetitia Masson and The Feelings Factory by Jean-Marc Moutout alongside the co-productions Another Love Story by Lucia Murat, I Am From Tito Veles by Teona Strugar Mitevska, Lemon Tree by Eran Riklis, and The Aquarium by Yousry Nassrallah.
The Forum section will give audiences the chance to discover Mafrouza/Cœur by Emmanuelle Demoris, Just Anybody by Jacques Doillon, Regarde-moi by Audrey Estrougo, Victoire Terminus, Khinshasa by Florent de la Tullaye and Renaud Barret, and El Camino (The Path) by Ishtar Yasin Gutiérrez.
Go West: A Lucky Luke Adventure by Olivier Jean-Marie will be presented in the Generation section, which will also feature Le Cahier by Hana Makhmalbaf and Mutum by Sandra Kogut.
The spotlight will also be on three French short films: Bruce Lee au pays de Balzac by Maria Tereza Alves (Forum section), Creamy Krimi by Isabelle Prim (Forum section), and Andante Mezzo Forte by Annarita Zambrano (Generation section).
Plus tard, tu comprendras by Amos Gitai starring Jeanne Moreau will be presented in a special screening.
As is the case each year, Unifrance will be taking charge of the promotion of French cinema at the 58th Berlinale.
Unifrance will be hosting a stand at the interior Film Market at the Martin Gropius Bau, representing 15 film export companies.
We will also be providing a suite at the Marriott Hotel this year in which to hold interviews with French artists.
Latest update : 03 April 2015 à 11:22 CEST