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LONDON FILM FESTIVAL 2012

Germans everywhere in London

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- The 56th BFI London Film Festival is presenting a fine selection of German co-productions, spread over all its newly reorganised sections

Germans everywhere in London

The 56th BFI London Film Festival (October 10-21) is presenting a fine selection of German co-productions, spread over all its newly reorganised sections, even dedicating a Gala screening to Golden Palm winner Love [+see also:
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by Austria's Michael Haneke (co-produced in Germany byX Filme Creative Pool GmbH).

The Official Competition includes Cate Shortland's German award-winning post-war story Lore [+see also:
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(co-produced by Rohfilm GmbH), while Haifaa Al Mansour runs in the First Feature Competition with the very first film ever to be shot entirely in Saudi Arabia: the Venice Horizons selection Wajda (co-produced by Razor Film Produktion).

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The section called Love features Jeanine Meerapfel's My German Friend [+see also:
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(co-produced by Geißendörfer Film), Debate is presenting Bosnian director Aida Begic's Children of Sarajevo [+see also:
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(co-produced by Rohfilm), and Dare is showing the Cannes selections Paradise: Love [+see also:
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by Ulrich Seidl (co-produced by Tatfilm), You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet by Alain Resnais (co-produced by Alamode Film), In the Fog [+see also:
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by Sergei Loznitsa (co-produced by Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktions-GmbH), and Post Tenebras Lux [+see also:
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by Carlos Reygadas, as well as Pablo Stoll Ward's 3 [+see also:
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and the Berlinale titles Just the Wind [+see also:
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by Hungary's Bence Fliegauf (co-produced by The Post Republic) and The Wall by Julian Pölsler (co-produced by Starhaus Filmproduktion).

Experimenta is presenting Armenian director Maria Saakyan's I'm Going To Change My Name, Family includes Iceland's Óskar Jónasson's Legends of Valhalla: Thor [+see also:
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(co-produced by Studio Rakete), Journey features Brillante Mendoza's Berlinale selection Captured [+see also:
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(co-produced by B.A. Produktion GmbH) and Atik Rahimi's The Patience Stone.

Finally, the Treasures section will allow the London public to rediscover Ernst Lubitsch's The Loves of Pharao, while Thrill bets on Daniél Espinosa's Easy Money [+see also:
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(a Swedish title co-produced by Intervista Digital Media and Networkmovie) and Ana Piterbarg's Everybody Has a Plan [+see also:
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(co-produced by Terz Filmproduktion).

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