51st Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival

51st Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival, Germany (February 7 - February 18, 2001)

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FIPRESCI PRIZE

Italian for Beginners Italiensk for begyndere Italian for Beginners
(Denmark, Sweden, 2000, 112 mins) Jury: Andrei Plakhov (Russia) , Diego Batille (Argentina) , Amir Labaki (Brazil) , Susanna Harutyunyan (Armenia) , Nils Olav (Norway) , Blagoja Kunovski (Macedonia) , I Myung Hee (South Korea) , Phillip Bergson (UK) , Daniela Sannwald (Germany)
International Sales: Trust Film Sales

DK-2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
T: + 45 36 86 87 88, Fax: + 45 36 77 44 48
e-mail: trust@trust-film.dk
web: www.trust-film.dk

Motivation:
"For advancing the Dogma movement by permitting the cast to bring humanity and humour to her film."

Maelstroem Maelström Maelstroem
(Canada, 2000, 87 mins)
International Sales: Alliance Atlantis Pictures International

USA

Motivation:
"For its innovative dramatic structure, its playfulness, and its contemporary sensibility."

It Should Have Been Nice After That Danach hätte es schön sein müssen It Should Have Been Nice After That
(Germany, 2001, 73 mins)
International Sales: Karin Jurschick

Neusser Str. 356 a, D-50733 Köln

Motivation:
"For her discrete, touching and cinematographic approach to portray a family history as part of German history."