The Berlin film festival, organized from February 16 to 26, will be chaired by Kristen Stewart and will welcome Steven Spielberg as guest of honor.
An American romantic comedy starring French actor Tahar Rahim and American Anne Hathaway will open the Berlin Film Festival next month, organizers announced on Wednesday. She Came to Mea fictional film set in New York, from director and screenwriter Rebecca Miller, will be screened on the opening night of the 73e Berlinale, February 16.
Described by the organizers of the Berlinale as a “delightful comedy about love in all its forms”, the film also stars in the cast one of the main actors of games of thrones, Peter Dinklage, and the American Marisa Tomei, seen in particular in several films in the Marvel universe.
“We are very happy to open this edition of the festival with an irresistible comedy about the conflicts of everyday life in Western society”, Berlinale directors Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian said in a statement, calling the film a “magical ode to freedom of expression.”
Tahar Rahim, 41, who will preside over the César Ceremony in February for French cinema, is also continuing his career in Hollywood: he played the leading role in the hit Netflix series The snakeplaying the French killer Charles Sobhraj, before being nominated for the Golden Globes and the Bafta for “Designated Guilty”, where he shared the poster with the American Jodie Foster.
The Berlinale, organized from February 16 to 26, will be chaired by American actress, screenwriter and director Kristen Stewart, and will welcome Steven Spielberg as guest of honor.
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