International Film Festival Berlin 2000

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The 50th Berlin International Film Festival took place from February 9th to 20th February 2000 instead.

Berlinale Palace
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The anniversary Berlinale was mainly characterized by the move to Potsdamer Platz . The theater on Potsdamer Platz , where musicals are played for the rest of the year, was renamed “Berlinale Palast” for the time of the Berlinale and the venue for all premieres of the competition. The “ Cinemaxx ” and the “ Cine Star ” in the “ Sony Center ” were added as new venues . The old premiere cinema of the “ Zoo Palast ” competition became the venue for the premieres of the children's film festival and “Panorama Spezial”.

Competition section

The following films faced the judgment of the international jury in the program of the official competition in 2000 :

Movie title Director Country of production Actor (selection)
Every fucking Sunday Oliver Stone United States Al Pacino , Cameron Diaz , Dennis Quaid
The Beach Danny Boyle USA , UK Leonardo DiCaprio , Tilda Swinton , Virginie Ledoyen
Dokuritsu shonen gasshoudan Akira Ogata Japan
Way home - The Road Home Zhang Yimou People's Republic of China Zhang Ziyi
Hurricane Norman Jewison United States Denzel Washington
Love me Laetitia Masson France Sandrine Kiberlain , Johnny Hallyday
Magnolia Paul Thomas Anderson United States Julianne Moore , Tom Cruise , Philip Seymour Hoffman
Mayis sikintisi Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey
Ocean Agustí Villaronga Spain
The Million Dollar Hotel * Wim Wenders Germany , Great Britain , USA Milla Jovovich , Mel Gibson , Amanda Plummer
The moon man Miloš Forman UK , Germany , Japan , USA Jim Carrey , Danny DeVito
Nebeska udica Ljubiša Samardžić Yugoslavia , Italy
Paradiso - Seven days with seven women Rudolf Thome Germany Hanns Zischler , Cora Frost , Adriana Altaras
Prime luci dell'alba Lucio Gaudino Italy Laura Morante
The Russian revolt Alexander Proshkin Russia , France Mateusz Damiecki
Signs & Wonders Jonathan Nossiter France Stellan Skarsgård , Charlotte Rampling
the silence after the shot Volker Schlöndorff Germany Bibiana Beglau , Martin Wuttke , Nadja Uhl
The talented Mr. Ripley Anthony Minghella United States Matt Damon , Gwyneth Paltrow , Jude Law
Drops on hot stones François Ozon France Bernard Giraudeau
You shi tiaowu Stanley Kwan Japan , Hong Kong , PR China Takao Ōsawa , Shu Qi
The sorceresses' room Claude Miller France Anne Brochet , Mathilde Seigner

* = Opening film

International jury

The president of the international jury this year was the Chinese actress Gong Li . Under her leadership, the following jury members selected the winners: Lissy Bellaiche ( Denmark ), Peter W. Jansen ( Germany ), Jean Lefebvre ( Canada ), Marisa Paredes ( Spain ), Jean-Louis Piel ( France ), Walter Salles ( Brazil ), Maria Schrader (Germany), Andrzej Wajda ( Poland ).

Award winners

Denzel Washington

Panorama section

This year's Panorama Audience Award went to the French film Uneasy Rider (Nationale 7) by Jean-Pierre Sinapi . The film Botín de guerra by David Blaustein received the Ecumenical Jury Prize . Other outstanding productions in the panorama program were: Saltwater by Conor McPherson , Echo by Frédéric Roullier-Gall and Die Schuld by Krzysztof Krauze .

Honorary Golden Bear

The French actress Jeanne Moreau received the Honorary Golden Bear for her life's work . She was also honored with a retrospective of her best films.

Other award winners

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