The 65th Berlin International Film Festival opens in over a week and the full Jury line-up has finally been announced
As previously announced Darren Aronofskly will preside over the Jury.
He will be joined by German actor Daniel Bruhl (Rush); French star Audrey Tautou (Amelie); Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, South Korean director Boon Joon-ho (Snowpiercer); Golden Bear winner Claudia Llosa (The Milk of Sorrow) from Peru and Italian producer Martha De Laurentiis (Hannibal).
The jury will be presiding over an eclectic mix this year. Arthouse favorites Pablo Larrain (No), Peter Greenaway (The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover) and Isabel Coixet (My Life Without Me) will also bring their latest. Coixet's Nobody Wants the Night to open the festival.
The festival includes pieces from Terrence Malick, who is bringing Knight of Cups starring Christian Bale and Natalie Portman, and Werner Herzog, presenting Queen of the Desert featuring Nicole Kidman, Damian Lewis and Robert Pattinson.
Among the other Golden Bear contenders this year are Andrew Haigh's 45 Years, Diary of a Chambermaid from French filmmaker Benoit Jacquot and Taxi from Iran's Jafar Panahi.
Away from the competition the festival will play host to some gala screening of the highly anticipated 3D drama Every Thing Will Be Fine from German Director Wim Wenders, which star James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rachel McAdams and Marie-Josée Croze. Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Fifty Shades of grey will have its international premiere at Berlin.
The 65th Berlin International Film Festival will run from the 5th to 15th of February