64th Berlin International Film Festival

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64th Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening filmThe Grand Budapest Hotel
Closing filmBlack Coal, Thin Ice
LocationBerlin, Germany
AwardsGolden Bear (Black Coal, Thin Ice)
Hosted byAnke Engelke
No. of films395 films
Festival date6–16 February 2014
Berlin International Film Festival chronology

The 64th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 6 to 16 February 2014.[1] Wes Anderson's film The Grand Budapest Hotel opened the festival.[2] British film director Ken Loach was presented with the Honorary Golden Bear.[3] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Chinese film Black Coal, Thin Ice directed by Diao Yinan, which also served as closing film.[4][5]


James Schamus, Jury President


The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[6]

International jury

Best First Feature Award Jury

International Short Film Jury

In competition[edit]

The following films were selected for the main competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[7][8]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
'71 * '71 Yann Demange United Kingdom
Life of Riley Aimer, boire et chanter Alain Resnais France
Aloft Aloft Claudia Llosa Spain, Canada, France
Beloved Sisters Die geliebten Schwestern Dominik Graf Germany
Stratos Μικρό Ψάρι Mikro psari Yannis Economides Greece, Germany, Cyprus
The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson United Kingdom, Germany
Black Coal, Thin Ice 白日焰火 Bai Ri Yan Huo Diao Yinan China
Boyhood Boyhood Richard Linklater United States
The Little House 小さいおうち Chiisai Ouchi Yoji Yamada Japan
History of Fear * Historia del Miedo Benjamín Naishtat Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, France
Jack Jack Edward Berger Germany
In Order of Disappearance Kraftidioten Hans Petter Moland Norway
Stations of the Cross Kreuzweg Dietrich Brüggemann Germany
The Third Side of the River La tercera orilla Celina Murga Argentina, Germany, Netherlands
Two Men in Town La voie de l‘ennemi Rachid Bouchareb France, Algeria, United States, Belgium
Macondo * Macondo Sudabeh Mortezai Austria
Praia do Futuro Praia do Futuro Karim Aïnouz Brazil, Germany
Blind Massage 推拿 Tui Na Lou Ye China, France
No Man's Land 無人區 Wu Ren Qu Ning Hao China
Inbetween Worlds Zwischen Welten Feo Aladag Germany

Out of competition[edit]

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[8]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Monuments Men The Monuments Men George Clooney United States
Nymphomaniac Nymphomaniac Lars von Trier Denmark, Germany, France
Beauty and the Beast La belle et la bête Christophe Gans France, Germany


The following films were selected for the Panorama section:[8]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
If You Don't, I Will Arrête ou je continue Sophie Fillières France
The Rice Bomber 白米炸彈客 Bai Mi Zha Dan Ke Cho Li Taiwan
Ice Poison 冰毒 Bing Du Midi Z Taiwan, Myanmar
Calvary Calvary John Michael McDonagh Ireland, United Kingdom
The Way He Looks Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho Daniel Ribeiro Brazil
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? Michel Gondry France
The Man of the Crowd O Homem das Multidões Marcelo Gomes, Cao Guimarães Brazil
Papilio Buddha Papilio Buddha Jayan Cherian India, United States
Quick Change Quick Change Eduardo Roy Jr. Philippines
Stereo Stereo Maximilian Erlenwein Germany
Test Test Chris Mason Johnson United States
The Better Angels The Better Angels A. J. Edwards United States
The Lamb Kuzu Kutluğ Ataman Germany, Turkey
Things People Do * Things People Do Saar Klein United States
Triptych Triptyque Robert Lepage, Pedro Pires Canada
Superegos Über-Ich und Du Benjamin Heisenberg Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Unfriend Unfriend Joselito Altarejos Philippines
Journey to the West 西遊 Xi You Tsai Ming-liang France, Taiwan
Yves Saint Laurent Yves Saint Laurent Jalil Lespert France
I'm Not Angry! Asabani Nistam! Reza Dormishian Iran
Blind Blind Eskil Vogt Norway, Netherlands
Difret Difret Zeresenay Berhane Mehari Ethiopia
Fever Fieber Elfi Mikesch Luxembourg, Austria
Güeros * Güeros Alonso Ruízpalacios Mexico
Highway Highway Imtiaz Ali India
Homeland Ieji Nao Kubota Japan
Quiet Bliss In Grazia di Dio Edoardo Winspeare Italy
Love Is Strange Love Is Strange Ira Sachs United States
That Demon Within 魔警 Mo Ging Dante Lam Hong Kong
Standing Aside, Watching Na kathese ke na kitas Yorgos Servetas Greece
Night Flight Yaganbihaeng Leesong Hee-il South Korea
2030 Nước Nghiêm-Minh Nguyễn-Võ Vietnam
Brides * Patardzlebi Tinatin Kajrishvili Georgia, France
Cracks in Concrete Risse im Beton Umut Dağ Austria
The Midnight After 那夜凌晨,我坐上了旺角開往大埔的紅van Lost on a Red Minibus to Taipo Fruit Chan Hong Kong
Land of Storms * Viharsarok Adam Császi Hungary
The Night * Ye Hao Zhou China

Berlinale Special Galas[edit]

The following films were selected for the Berlinale Special Galas section:[8]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
A Long Way Down A Long Way Down Pascal Chaumeil United Kingdom, Germany
American Hustle American Hustle David O. Russell United States
Cesar Chavez Cesar Chavez Diego Luna United States
In the Courtyard Dans la cour Pierre Salvadori France
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann Felix Herngren Sweden
The Turning The Turning Anthology with 20 different directors Australia
The Dark Valley Das finstere Tal Andreas Prochaska Austria, Germany
Diplomacy Diplomatie Volker Schlöndorff France, Germany
The Two Faces of January The Two Faces of January Hossein Amini United Kingdom, United States, France
Someone You Love En du Elsker Pernille Fischer Christensen Denmark

Berlinale Classics[edit]

The following films were selected to be screened in the Berlinale Classics section:[8]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country and year
Late Autumn Akibiyori Yasujirō Ozu Japan (1960)
Caravaggio Caravaggio Derek Jarman United Kingdom (1986)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari Robert Wiene Germany (1920)
Germany, Pale Mother Deutschland, bleiche Mutter Helma Sanders-Brahms East Germany (1980)
The Hero Nayak Satyajit Ray India (1966)
Rebel Without a Cause Rebel Without a Cause Nicholas Ray United States (1955)


* Directorial debut feature; eligible for the Best First Feature Award[6]
Winner of the main award for best film in its section
The opening and closing films were screened during the opening and closing ceremonies respectively.


The following prizes were awarded:[4][9]


  1. ^ "64TH BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 06 - 16, 2014". berlinale.de. Retrieved 15 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Wes Anderson opens Berlin film festival to rave reviews". BBC News. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Ken Loach gets lifetime award in Berlin". BBC News. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Prizes of the International Jury". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 11 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Chinese film wins Best Picture at Berlin film festival". BBC. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Berlinale 2014: Jury". Berlinale. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Berlin Film Festival Completes Competition Lineup". Variety. 15 January 2014.
  8. ^ a b c d e "PROGRAMME 2014". berlinale. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  9. ^ "64th Berlin International Film Festival Awards" (PDF). berlinale.de. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Berlin: 'The Way He Looks' and 'The Circle' Lead Teddy Award Winners". IndieWire. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

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