The Finnish toppregissören Aki Kaurismäki are among those competing at the 2017 annual film festival in Berlin in February.
the Grant is called "On the other side of hope," and is Kaurismäki’s first film in five years. The latest was "the Man from Le Havre".
the Festival has announced some of the movies that will be shown in the official section (start date of 9/2). Some of the other is "The Dinner" with Richard Gere and Laura Linney, Sally Potter’s "The Party" with, among others, Patricia Clarkson, Agnieszka Holland’s in part produced "Spoor" and "The Queen of Spain" by Penelope Cruz.
More titles will be announced later.