60th Berlin International Film Festival
The Berlinale Palast
|Opening film||Apart Together|
|Closing film||About Her Brother|
|Awards||Golden Bear (Bal)|
|Hosted by||Anke Engelke|
|Number of films||310 films|
|Festival date||11–21 February 2010|
The 60th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 11–21 February 2010, with Werner Herzog as President of the Jury. The opening film of the festival was Chinese director Wang Quan'an's romantic drama Apart Together, in competition, while the closing film is Japanese director Yoji Yamada's About Her Brother, which was screened out of competition. The Golden Bear went to Turkish film Bal directed by Semih Kaplanoğlu. A new record attendance was established with 282,000 sold tickets, according to the organizers. A complete restored version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis was also shown at the festival.
The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:
- Werner Herzog - President of the Jury
- Francesca Comencini
- Nuruddin Farah
- Cornelia Froboess
- José María Morales
- Yu Nan
- Renée Zellweger
Out of competition
The following films made their international debut by screening out of competition at the festival:
† 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.
The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:
- Jury Grand Prix: Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier by Florin Șerban
- Best Director: Roman Polanski for The Ghost Writer
- Best Actress: Shinobu Terajima for Caterpillar
- Best Actor: Grigoriy Dobrygin and Sergei Puskepalis for How I Ended This Summer (Kak ya provel etim letom)
- Best Screenplay: Wang Quan'an and Jin Na for Apart Together (Tuan Yuan)
- Outstanding Artistic Achievement in the Category Camera: Pavel Kostomarov for Kak ya provel etim letom
- Alfred Bauer Prize: Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier by Florin Șerban
Crystal Bear in the Generation Kplus (Feature Length Film)
- Echoes of the Rainbow (Shui Yuet Sun Tau)
Crystal Bear in the Generation14plus (Feature Length Film)
The Berlinale Camera
- Yoji Yamada
- Ulrich Gregor and Erika Gregor
- Fine Art Foundry Noack
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Media related to 60th Berlin International Film Festival at Wikimedia Commons
- Yearbook 2010 at berlinale.de
- 60th Berlin International Film Festival 2010
- Berlin International Film Festival:2010 at Internet Movie Database