Exclusive: Don 2 German Premiere in Berlinale Special

“The first five films for the Competition of the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival have been confirmed. The selected productions and co-productions are from Indonesia, Spain, the People’s Republic of China, Hongkong/China, the Philippines, Great Britain, Germany, the USA and France.
What’s more, five films are set for the Berlinale Special: the Indian-German co-production Don – The King Is Back, the documentary Marley by Kevin Macdonald from Great Britain and the USA, the Spanish film La chispa de la vida by Álex de la Iglesia, Guy Maddin’s Keyhole from Canada, as well as Werner Herzog’s documentary series Death Row from the USA.


France/Philippines/Germany/Great Britain
By Brillante Mendoza (SerbisKinatayLola)
With Isabelle Huppert, Katherine Mulville, Marc Zanetta
World premiere

Dictado (Childish Games
By Antonio Chavarrías (SusannaVolverás, Las vidas de Celia
With Juan Diego Botto, Barbara Lennie, Mágica Pérez
World premiere”

Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close 
By Stephen Daldry (Billy ElliotThe HoursThe Reader)
With Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow, Thomas Horn
International premiere / Out of Competition

Jin líng Shí San Chai (The Flowers Of War
People’s Republic of China
By Zhang Yimou (The Red LanternHeroA Woman, A Gun And A Noodle Shop)
With Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Atsuro Watabe
International premiere / Out of Competition

Kebun binatang (Postcards From The Zoo
Indonesia/Germany/Hongkong, China
By Edwin (KaraAnak Sebatang PohonThe Blind Pig Who Wants To Fly)
With Ladya Cheryl, Nicholas Saputra
World premiere

Berlinale Special

Death Row – Documentary series in four parts
By Werner Herzog (FitzcarraldoCave Of Forgotten Dreams)
World premiere

Don – The King Is Back
By Farhan Akhtar (Dil Chahta HaiLakshya, Don)
With Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani, Om Puri, Florian Lukas
German premiere

By Guy Maddin (My WinnipegThe Saddest Music In The WorldBrand Upon The Brain)
With Jason Patric, Isabella Rossellini, Udo Kier, Brooke Palsson
International premiere

La chispa de la vida
By Álex de la Iglesia (El día de la bestiaPerdita DurangoThe Last Circus)
With Salma Hayek, José Mota, Fernando Tejero, Blanca Portillo, Juan Luis Galiardo
International premiere

Marley – Documentary
Great Britain/USA
By Kevin Macdonald (The Last King Of ScotlandLife In A DayTouching The Void)
World premiere”



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