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Glamour and Martial Arts to Open Berlin Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival is celebrating its opening today, on February 7, 2013 at 7.30 pm. After a few words of greeting from Minister of State for Cultural and Media Affairs Bernd Neumann and Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit, the Festival will be officially opened by Jury President Wong Kar Wai (Hong Kong, China) and Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick. The International Jury – whose other members are Susanne Bier (Denmark), Andreas Dresen (Germany), Ellen Kuras (USA), Shirin Neshat (Iran), Tim Robbins (USA) and Athina Rachel Tsangari (Greece) – will also be introduced during the gala. Anke Engelke will again host the evening. This year’s music will be provided by Ulrich Tukur & Die Rhythmus Boys. 3sat will be broadcasting the opening live. Ziyi Zhang in Yi dai zong shi (The Grandmaster) by Wong Kar Wai Following the gala, Wong Kar Wai’s epic martial-arts drama The Grandmaster will have its international premiere. The director and his leading actors,
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A Dangerous Method (2011) Movie Trailer: David Cronenberg, Viggo Mortensen

The A Dangerous Method Trailer has premiered. David Cronenberg‘s A Dangerous Method (2011) movie trailer stars Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Vincent Cassel, and Sarah Gadon. A Dangerous Method‘s plot synopsis: “Based on Christopher Hampton’s acclaimed 2002 play “The Talking Cure,” the film centers on the relationship between Carl Jung (Fassbender) and Russian-Jewish patient Sabina Spielrein (Knightley), who ultimately causes a rift between Jung and mentor Sigmund Freud (Mortensen) but also catalyses strong findings in regards to Jungian psychoanalysis.”

This looks very good and twisted. David Cronenberg has a great eye and I look forward to seeing how his eye is used in a drama movie. I can’t say I have ever seen Keira Knightley playing such a risky part before. I thought the same thing about Jennifer Connelly in Requiem for a Dream. Both women seem like victims of circumstance but I do not know if
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