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60th Berlin International Film Festival

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Opening film
Apart Together

Berlin, Germany

Golden Bear (Bal)

Closing film
About Her Brother


Hosted by
Anke Engelke

60th Berlin International Film Festival

The 60th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 11–21 February 2010, with Werner Herzog as President of the Jury. The opening film of the festival was Chinese director Wang Quan'an's romantic drama Apart Together, in competition, while the closing film is Japanese director Yoji Yamada's About Her Brother, which was screened out of competition. The Golden Bear went to Turkish film Bal directed by Semih Kaplanoğlu. A new record attendance was established with 282,000 sold tickets, according to the organizers. A complete restored version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis was also shown at the festival.



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

  • Werner Herzog - President of the Jury
  • Francesca Comencini
  • Nuruddin Farah
  • Cornelia Froboess
  • José María Morales
  • Yu Nan
  • Renée Zellweger
  • In competition

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

    Out of competition

    The following films made their international debut by screening out of competition at the festival:


    The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:

    Golden Bear for Best Film - Bal by Semih Kaplanoğlu

    Silver Bears:

  • Jury Grand Prix: Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier by Florin Șerban
  • Best Director: Roman Polanski for The Ghost Writer
  • Best Actress: Shinobu Terajima for Caterpillar
  • Best Actor: Grigoriy Dobrygin and Sergei Puskepalis for How I Ended This Summer (Kak ya provel etim letom)
  • Best Script: Jin Na and Wang Quan'an for Apart Together (Tuan Yuan)
  • Outstanding Artistic Achievement in the Category Camera: Pavel Kostomarov for Kak ya provel etim letom
  • Alfred Bauer Prize: Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier by Florin Șerban
  • Honorary Golden Bear

  • Wolfgang Kohlhaase
  • Hanna Schygulla
  • Crystal Bear in the Generation Kplus (Feature Length Film)

  • Echoes of the Rainbow (Shui Yuet Sun Tau)
  • Crystal Bear in the Generation14plus (Feature Length Film)

  • Neukölln Unlimited
  • The Berlinale Camera

  • Yoji Yamada
  • Ulrich Gregor and Erika Gregor
  • Fine Art Foundry Noack
  • References

    60th Berlin International Film Festival Wikipedia