51st Berlin International Film Festival

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51st Berlin International Film Festival
51st Berlin International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening film Enemy at the Gates
Closing film 2001: A Space Odyssey
Location Berlin, Germany
Founded 1951
Awards Golden Bear (Intimacy)
Number of films 304 films[1]
Festival date February 7 – 18, 2001
http://www.berlinale.de

The 51st annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from February 7 to 18, 2001.[2] The festival opened with war-drama film Enemy at the Gates by Jean-Jacques Annaud.[3][4] 70 mm restored version of Stanley Kubrick's 1968 Sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey was the closing film of the festival.[5][6] The Golden Bear was awarded to French-British film Intimacy directed by Patrice Chéreau.[7]

The retrospective dedicated to German-Austrian filmmaker, screenwriter Fritz Lang was shown at the festival.[8]

Jury[edit]

The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[9]

In competition[edit]

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[1]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
The Ignorant Fairies Le fate Ignoranti Ferzan Özpetek France, Italy
Beijing Bicycle 十七岁的单车 Wang Xiaoshuai China, Taiwan
La Ciénaga Lucrecia Martel Argentina, France, Spain
Chocolat Chocolat Lasse Hallström USA, UK
Félix et Lola Patrice Leconte France
Betelnut Beauty 爱你爱我 Lin Cheng-sheng Taiwan, France
Finding Forrester Finding Forrester Gus Van Sant USA
Intimacy Intimacy Patrice Chéreau UK, France
Inugami 犬神家の一族 Masato Harada Japan
Bamboozled Bamboozled Spike Lee USA
Italian for Beginners Italiensk for begyndere Lone Scherfig Denmark, Sweden
Joint Security Area Park Chan-wook South Korea
Kuroe Gō Rijū Japan
Little Senegal Rachid Bouchareb Algeria, France, Germany
Fat Girl À ma soeur! Catherine Breillat Ialy, France
My Sweet Home Fillipos Tsitos Greece, Germany
The Claim The Claim Michael Winterbottom UK, France, Canada
The Tailor of Panama The Tailor of Panama John Boorman USA, Ireland
Traffic Traffic Steven Soderbergh USA
Weiser Wojciech Marczewski Poland, Switzerland, Germany
Wit Wit Mike Nichols UK, USA
You're the One José Luis Garci Spain
Malèna Malèna Giuseppe Tornatore Italy

Key[edit]

Winner of the main award for best film in its section
The opening and closing films are screened during the opening and closing ceremonies respectively.

Retrospective[edit]

2001 Retrospective poster, dedicated to Fritz Lang[10]

The following films were shown in the retrospective:[11]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
American Guerrilla in the Philippines American Guerrilla in the Philippines Fritz Lang USA
Encounter with Fritz Lang Begegnung mit Fritz Lang Peter Fleischmann Germany
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Fritz Lang USA
Clash by Night Clash by Night Fritz Lang USA
Cloak and Dagger Cloak and Dagger Fritz Lang USA
The Indian Tomb Das Indische Grabmal Fritz Lang France, Germany
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse Fritz Lang Germany
The wandering shadow Das wandernde Bild Fritz Lang Germany
Destiny Der müde Tod Fritz Lang Germany
The Tiger of Eschnapur Der Tiger von Eschnapur Fritz Lang France, Germany
The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse Fritz Lang France, Germany
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried Fritz Lang Germany
Die Nibelungen Fritz Lang Germany
The Plague of Florence Die Pest in Florenz Otto Rippert Germany
Dr. M Docteur M Claude Chabrol France, Germany
Dr. Mabuse the Gambler - Part I — The Great Gambler: An Image of the Age Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler Part I - Der große Spieler: Ein Bild der Zeit Fritz Lang Germany
Dr. Mabuse the Gambler Part II - Inferno: A Game for the People of our Age Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler Part II - Inferno: Ein Spiel von Menschen unserer Zeit Fritz Lang Germany
Woman in the Moon Frau Im Mond Fritz Lang Germany
Fritz Lang Interviewed by William Friedkin Fritz Lang Interviewed by William Friedkin William Friedkin USA
Fury Fury Fritz Lang USA
Hangmen Also Die! Hangman Also Die! Fritz Lang USA
Madame Butterfly Harakiri Fritz Lang Germany
Hilde Warren and Death Hilde Warren und der Tod Joe May Germany
House by the River House by the River Fritz Lang USA
Human Desire Human Desire Fritz Lang USA
Four Around a Woman Kämpfende Herzen (de) (Die Vier um die Frau) Fritz Lang Germany
The Human Beast La Bête Humaine Jean Renoir France
La Chienne Jean Renoir France
Contempt Le Mépris Jean-Luc Godard France, Italy
Liliom Fritz Lang France
M M Fritz Lang Germany
M M Joseph Losey USA
Man Hunt Man Hunt Fritz Lang USA
People to Each Other Menschen untereinander Gerhard Lamprecht Germany
Metropolis Metropolis Fritz Lang Germany
Ministry of Fear Ministry of Fear Fritz Lang USA
Moonfleet Moonfleet Fritz Lang USA
Rancho Notorious Rancho Notorious Fritz Lang USA
Scarlet Street Scarlet Street Fritz Lang USA
Secret Beyond the Door Secret Beyond the Door Fritz Lang USA
Spies Spione Fritz Lang Germany
The Big Heat The Big Heat Fritz Lang USA
The Blue Gardenia The Blue Gardenia Fritz Lang USA
The Return of Frank James The Return of Frank James Fritz Lang USA
The Woman in the Window The Woman in the Window Fritz Lang USA
Artificial Paradise Umetni Raj Karpo Godina Yugoslavia
Western Union Western Union Fritz Lang USA
While The City Sleeps While the City Sleeps Fritz Lang USA
You And Me You and Me Fritz Lang USA
You Only Live Once You Only Live Once Fritz Lang USA
For Example Fritz Lang Zum Beispiel Fritz Lang Erwin Leiser Germany

Awards[edit]

Patrice Chéreau, winner of the Golden Bear at the festival

The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PROGRAMME 2001". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 June 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "51st Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  3. ^ "Berlin confirms Enemy At The Gates as opener". screendaily.com. Archived from the original on 2 September 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Enemy at the Gates Opens Berlin Film Festival". abcnews.go.com. Archived from the original on 2 May 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Berlin Gets Intimate". nitrateonline.com. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Screen Version of 'Wit' to Premeire at Berlin Film Festival". backstage.com. Archived from the original on 2 September 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "PRIZES & HONOURS 2001". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 June 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "RETROSPECTIVE". Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "JURIES 2001". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 June 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "RETROSPECTIVE". Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  11. ^ "RETROSPECTIVE 2001". Retrieved 28 August 2014. 

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