Christophe Gans' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST And Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD Added To Berlin Fest Lineup

Peter Martin, Managing Editor

High-profile titles, including the latest from Christophe Gans (Beauty and the Beast), Richard Linklater (Boyhood), Yamada Yoji (The Little House), and Hans Petter Moland (In Order of Disappearance) have been added to the lineup for the rapidly-approaching Berlin International Film Festival.

Set to begin February 6 with the opening night presentations of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel and George Clooney's Monuments Men, the festival will feature 23 films in the competition section, of which 18 are world premieres. (Linklater's film will debut at Sundance.) Here are the latest additions to the lineup:

Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice)
China
By Yinan Diao ("Night Train," "Uniform")
With Fan Liao, Lun Mei Gwei, Xuebing Wang
World premiere

Boyhood (U.S.)
By Richard Linklater ("Before Midnight," "Me & Orson Welles")
With Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater.
International premiere

Chiisai Ouchi (The Little House) (Japan)
By Yoji Yamada ("Tokyo Family," "About Her Brother")
With Takako Matsu, Haru Kuroki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Chieko Baisho
International premiere

Historia del miedo (History of Fear) (Argentina/Uruguay/Germany/France)
By Benjamin Naishtat - feature debut
With Jonathan Da Rosa, Claudia Cantero, Mirella Pascual, Cesar Bordon, Tatiana Gimenez
World premiere

Jack (Germany)
By Edward Berger
With Ivo Pietzcker, Georg Arms, Luise Heyer, Vincent Redetzki, Jacob Matschenz, Nele Mueller-Stofen
World premiere

Kraftidioten (In Order of Disappearance)
Norway/Sweden/Denmark
By Hans Petter Moland ("A Somewhat Gentle Man," "The Beautiful Country")
With Stellan Skarsgard, Bruno Ganz, Pal Sverre Hagen, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Jakob Oftebro, Anders Baasmo Christiansen
World premiere

Kreuzweg (Stations of the Cross) (Germany)
By Dietrich Bruggemann ("Move," "Renn, wenn du kannst")
With Lea van Acken, Franziska Weisz, Florian Stetter
World premiere

La belle et la bete (Beauty and the Beast) (France/Germany)
By Christophe Gans ("Silent Hill," "Brotherhood of the Wolf")
With Vincent Cassel, Lea Seydoux, Andre Dussollier
International premiere - Out of competition

La tercera orilla (The Third Side of the River)
Argentina/Germany/Netherlands
By Celina Murga ("A Week Alone," "Ana and the Others," "Normal School")
With Alian Devetac, Daniel Veronese, Gaby Ferrero, Irina Wetzel, Dylan Agostini van del Boch
World premiere

La Voie de l'ennemi (Two Men in Town) (France/Algeria/U.S./Belgium)
By Rachid Bouchareb ("London River," "Little Senegal")
With Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Luis Guzman, Dolores Heredia
World premiere

Macondo (Austria)
By Sudabeh Mortezai - feature debut
With Ramasan Minkailov, Aslan Elbiev, Kheda Gazieva
World premiere

Praia do Futuro (Brazil/Germany)
By Karim Ainouz ("Suely in the Sky," "Madame Sata")
With Wagner Moura, Clemens Schick, Jesuita Barbosa
World premiere

Tui Na (Blind Massage) (China/France)
By Ye Lou ("Mistery," "Suzhou River")
With Hao Qin, Xiaodong Guo, Lei Zhang
World premiere

Wu Ren Qu (No Man's Land) (China)
By Hao Ning ("Crazy Stone," "Mongolian Ping Pong")
With Zheng Xu, Nan Yu, Bo Huang, Bujie Duo
International premiere

Zwischen Welten (Inbetween Worlds) (Germany)
By Feo Aladag ("When We Leave")
With Ronald Zehrfeld
World premiere

(Click here to see the first batch of films, announced last month.

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