Berlin International Film Festival 2005
The following films were shown in the official competition this year (in order of presentation):
* = Opening film
Out of competition
In addition to the competition, the following films were shown in the competition:
- Hotel Rwanda - Director: Terry George
- Tickets - Directed by Ermanno Olmi , Abbas Kiarostami & Ken Loach
- Hitch - Director: Andy Tennant
- Kinsey - Directed by Bill Condon (graduation film)
The jury was led in 2005 by the German director Roland Emmerich as president. Other jury members were: Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė (actress from Lithuania ), Bai Ling (actress from the PR China ), Franka Potente (actress from Germany ), Wouter Barendrecht (producer and CEO of the world sales organization Fortissimo Films from the Netherlands ), Nino Cerruti (fashion designer and founder of the fashion label Cerruti 1881 from Italy ), Andrei Kurkow (screenwriter, cameraman and writer from Ukraine ).
International jury prizes
Silver bears in the following categories:
- Jury Grand Prize: Kong Que by Gu Changwei
- Best Director: Marc Rothemund (Sophie Scholl - The Last Days)
- Best actress: Julia Jentsch (Sophie Scholl - The Last Days)
- Best Actor: Lou Taylor Pucci (Thumbsucker)
- For outstanding artistic achievement: Tsai Ming-liang (for the script for The Meat of Watermelon )
- Best Score: Alexandre Desplat (The Wild Beat Of My Heart)
AGICOA Award The Blue Angel : Paradise Now by Hany Abu-Assad
Alfred Bauer Prize : The meat of the watermelon from Tsai Ming-liang
Prizes from the international short film jury
- Golden Bear for the best short film: Milk by Peter Mackie Burns
- Jury Prize (Silver Bear): The Intervention by Jay Duplass and Jam Session by Izabela Plucinska
- Honorable Mention: Don Khishot Be'Yerushalaim by Dani Rosenberg
- Prize of the Ecumenical Jury : Sophie Scholl - The Last Days by Marc Rothemund
- FIPRESCI Prize : The flesh of the Tsai Ming-liang watermelon
The Panorama section was 20 years old this year. To this end, a photo exhibition was set up that looked back over these 20 years. The stars of the Panorama section this year were Kevin Spacey , who showed his film Beyond the Sea - Music was his life . Rebecca Miller took part in the panorama with her film The Ballad of Jack and Rose . Her husband Daniel Day-Lewis played the lead role. The panorama's biggest star was George Michael , who presented the documentary A Different Story .
- Panorama Audience Award : Go and Live (Va, vis et deviens) by Radu Mihăileanu
- Panorama audience award for a short film: Hoi Maya by Claudia Lorenz
- Ecumenical Jury Prize: Go and Live (Va, vis et deviens) by Radu Mihăileanu
- FIPRESCI Prize: Massacre by Monika Borgmann, Lokmann Slim, Hermann Theißen
Panorama short film prizes (awarded by the international short film jury):
- Best short film: Green Bush by Warwick Thornton
- Special Jury Prize: Tama Tu from Taika Waititi
Children's film festival / 14plus
The juries of Kinderfilmfest and 14plus awarded prizes to the following films: The “Transparent Bear for Best Fiction Film” went to the Dutch film Bluebird by Mijke de Jong . The “Transparent Bear for Best Short Film” went to The Djarn Djarns by Wayne Blair. The “Transparent Bear for Best Youth Film” (14plus) went to the film Voces Inocentes by Luis Mandoki .
- "Teddy Awards"
- Teddy for the best feature film: Un Año sin Amor by Anahí Berneri
- Teddy for the best documentary film: Cat Ball by Veronika Minder
- Teddy for Best Short Film: The Intervention by Jay Duplass
Prizes of honor
Honorary Golden Bear
(assigned by the festival management)
- Katrin Saß , German actress (including Good Bye, Lenin! )
- Daniel Day-Lewis , British actor (including Gangs of New York )
- Helene Schwarz : "In 1966 she began her work as a secretary at the German Film and Television Academy (DFFB) and is still working as a committed student advisor at the age of 78" (from the reason for the festival).
- Shōchiku , a Japanese film studio founded in 1895 , produced films by u. a. Yasujirō Ozu , Akira Kurosawa and Takeshi Kitano .
The retrospective of this year's Berlinale was dedicated to the set designers. The film series ran under the title scenes - locations - game rooms. Production design & film . It was divided into five areas and a total of 45 films were shown.
- Interiors - the inner worlds and private spaces
- The longing of Veronika Voss by Rainer Werner Fassbinder - production design: Rolf Zehetbauer
- Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols - Production Design: Richard Sylbert
- Transit - the cinematic space as a metaphor
- The Silence of Ingmar Bergman - Production Design: PA Lundgren
- 2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick - Production Design: Ernest Archer , Harry Lange and Anthony Masters
- Gattaca by Andrew Niccol - Production Design: Jan Roelfs
- The apartment of Billy Wilder - Production Design: Alexandre Trauner
- Shining by Stanley Kubrick - Production Design: Roy Walker
- The Strategy of the Spider by Bernardo Bertolucci - Production Design: Maria Paola Maino