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MARTIAL ARTS EPIC OPENS BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL

February 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The 63rd annual Berlin Film Festival — The Berlinale — gets underway tonight (Thursday) with a screening of The Grandmaster, a martial-arts epic from Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai. The director also heads the jury that will decide which of the 19 films entered in the competition will receive the prestigious Golden Bear award. […]

BERLINALE TO OPEN WITH WONG KAR WAI’S THE GRANDMASTER

December 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The international premiere of Wong Kar Wai’s epic film The Grandmaster, starring Tony Leung, has been selected to open the Berlin Film Festival on February 9, the festival announced today (Wednesday). Screening out of competition (Wong is also this year’s jury president), the film also features several well-known Chinese actors and “hundreds of Asia’s top […]