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52nd Berlin International Film Festival

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Opening film  Heaven
Location  Berlin, Germany
No. of films  389 films
Closing film  The Great Dictator
Founded  1951
52nd Berlin International Film Festival
Awards  Golden Bear (Bloody Sunday and Spirited Away)

The 52nd annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from February 6 to 17, 2002. The festival opened with Heaven by Tom Tykwer. New print of Charlie Chaplin's 1940 American satirical dramedy film The Great Dictator was the closing film of the festival. The Golden Bear was awarded to British–Irish film Bloody Sunday directed by Paul Greengrass and Japanese Animated film Spirited Away directed by Hayao Miyazaki.


The retrospective dedicated to European films from 1960’s titled European 60’s was shown at the festival. Dieter Kosslick became the director of the festival, taking over from Moritz de Hadeln.


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

  • Mira Nair (Head of the Jury)
  • Lucrecia Martel
  • Claudie Ossard
  • Oskar Roehler
  • Kenneth Turan
  • Raoul Peck
  • Nicoletta Braschi
  • Declan Quinn
  • Renata Litvinova
  • Films in competition

    The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:


    The following films were shown in the retrospective:


    The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:

  • Golden Bear: Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass and Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki
  • Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: Grill Point by Andreas Dresen
  • Silver Bear for Best Director: Otar Iosseliani for Monday Morning
  • Silver Bear for Best Actress: Halle Berry for Monster's Ball
  • Silver Bear for Best Actor: Jacques Gamblin for Safe Conduct
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution: ensemble of actresses for 8 Women
  • Silver Bear for best film music: Antoine Duhamel for Safe Conduct
  • Alfred Bauer Prize: Baader by Christopher Roth
  • Blue Angel Award: Minor Mishaps by Annette K. Olesen
  • Honorary Golden Bear:
  • Claudia Cardinale
  • Robert Altman
  • Berlinale Camera:
  • Costa-Gavras
  • Volker Hassemer
  • Horst Wendlandt
  • FIPRESCI Award
  • Monday Morning by Otar Iosseliani
  • References

    52nd Berlin International Film Festival Wikipedia

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