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2022 Berlinale: Seidl, Sangsoo, Hers, Meier, Taviani, Denis Cote & Clare Denis in Golden Bear Comp

2022 Berlinale: Seidl, Sangsoo, Hers, Meier, Taviani, Denis Cote & Clare Denis in Golden Bear Comp

Several of the names that figured in our most anticipated list and a new Hong Sangsoo project (The Novelist’s Film) are among the eighteen feature films competing for the Golden Bear in Berlin next moth. We find some “Denis” films in Clare DenisBoth Sides of the Blade and Denis Côté‘s Un été comme ça. We have two feature film debuts in Call Jane by Phyllis Nagy (the only non-world premiere in the comp) and film editor Natalia Lopez Gallardo‘s debut film (formerly known as “Supernova”) Robe of Gems . These films will compete alongside established vets such as Ulrich Seidl with Rimini (formerly titled “Wicked Games”), Paolo Taviani‘s Leonora Addio (#94 in our most anticipated list) and Rithy Panh‘s Everything Will Be Ok. Here is the last wave of titles announced for 72nd edition.

“AEIOU – A Quick Alphabet of Love” by Nicolette Krebitz
“Acarras” by Carla Simon
“Both Sides of the Blade” by Clare Denis
“Call Jane” by Phyllis Nagy
“A Piece of Sky” by Michael Koch
“That Kind of Summer” by Denis Cote
“Everything Will Be Ok” by Rithy Panh
“Leonora Addio” by Paolo Taviani
“The Line” by Ursula Meier
“Before, Now & Then” by Kamila Andini
“The Passengers of the Night” by Mikhael Hers
“Rimini” by Ulrich Seidl
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs George W. Bush” by Andreas Dresen
“Robe of Gems” by Natalia Lopez Gallardo
“The Novelist’s Film” by Hong Sangsoo
“One Year, One Night” by Isaki Lacuesta
“Return to Dust” by Li Ruijun
“Peter von Kant” by Francois Ozon (opening film)

“North Terminal” by Lucretia Martel
“Nest” by Hlynur Palmason

“Good Luck To You, Leo Grande” by Sophie Hyde
“Incredible But True” by Quentin Dupieux
“Dark Glasses” by Dario Argento
“The Outfit,” Graham Moore

“This Much I Know to be True” – Andrew Dominik
“A German Party” by Simon Bruckner

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include 1976 (Manuela Martelli), Godland (Hlynur Pálmason), Corsage (Marie Kreutzer), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen).

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