Factbox: Main competition films at Berlin festival

Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:09pm EST
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BERLIN (Reuters) - The 62nd Berlin film festival opens on Thursday February 9. and ends on February 19., with the awards ceremony taking place on February 18.

Following are the 22 films in the main competition line-up, along with the production countries, the name of the director and the names of major stars. Five are not in the running for awards. Another film will be announced on January 31.

- Aujourdhui (France/Senegal) by Alain Gomis.

- Coming Home (France) by Frédéric Videau.

- Barbara (Germany) by Christian Petzold.

- Bel Ami (Britain) by Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod and starring Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Christina Ricci.*

- Captive (France/Philippines/Germany/Britain) by Brillante Mendoza.

- Caesar Must Die (Italy) by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani.

- Just The Wind (Hungary/Germany/ France) by Bence Fliegauf.   Continued...