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Berlin Film Festival announces 10 world premieres

January 9, 2012 |  9:56 am

The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival has announced 10 more world premieres scheduled to be screened at the event. Among them is "Jane Mansfield's Car," directed by Billy Bob Thornton
The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival has announced 10 more world premieres scheduled to be screened at the event, which starts Feb. 9. Among them is "Jane Mansfield's Car," a 1960s drama directed by Billy Bob Thornton and starring Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon and John Hurt.

The other films announced Monday that are to be screening in competition are:

Alain Gomis' "Aujourd 'hui" from France/Senegal

Christian Petzoid's "Barbara" from Germany

Paolo and Vittorio Taviana's "Cesare deve morire (Caesar Must Die)" from Italy

Matthias Glasner's "Gnad" from Germany/Norway

Ursula Meier's "l'enfant d'en haut" from Switzerland/France

Spiros Stathoulopoulos' "Meteora" from Germany/Greece

Miguel Gomes' "Tabu" from Portugal/Germany/Brazil/France

Benedek Fliegauf's "Csak a szel" from Hungary/Germany/France

Hans-Christian Schmid's "Was bleibt" from Germany

On the first weekend of the festival, Thornton may run into his ex, Angelina Jolie, who will be presenting her directorial debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," out of competition.

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Photo: Billy Bob Thornton arrives at the premiere of "Puss In Boots" on Oct. 22 at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood. Credit: Katy Winn / Associated Press


 
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