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  1. Berlin 2013: Critic's Wrap

    10:14 am PST 02/18/2013
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    A look back at the festival's award winning films and most noteworthy performances. READ MORE

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  2. Habi, The Foreigner (Habi, La Extranjera): Berlin Review

    2:59 pm PST 02/17/2013
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    Atmospheric first-time drama about a young Argentine woman assuming a fake Muslim identity. READ MORE

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  3. My Way to Olympia: Berlin Review

    11:10 am PST 02/17/2013
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    German director Niko von Glasow shares the personal stories of Paralympic champions. READ MORE

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  4. On My Way (Elle s'en va): Berlin Review

    1:00 pm PST 02/15/2013
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    Catherine Deneuve hits the road in this rocky third feature from actress-filmmaker Emmanuelle Bercot. READ MORE

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  5. The Croods: Berlin Review

    10:15 am PST 02/15/2013
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    Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds lead the voice cast on DreamWorks' 3D animated comedy-adventure about a prehistoric family leaving cave life behind. READ MORE

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  6. Brothers for Life (Kai Po Che): Berlin Review

    9:40 am PST 02/15/2013
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    The Hindu-Muslim clashes that shook Ahmedabad in 2002 frame a Bollywood tale of friendship in Abhishek Kapoor's film, which will be released in the U.S. by Walt Disney subsidiary UTV. READ MORE

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  7. Nobody's Daughter Haewon (Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Haewon): Berlin Review

    7:00 am PST 02/15/2013
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    The romance between a pretty South Korean student and her teacher hovers between farce and dream. READ MORE

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  8. Paul Bowles: The Cage Door Is Always Open: Berlin Review

    4:00 pm PST 02/14/2013
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    Writer, composer and cultural figure Paul Bowles lives again in a wide-ranging documentary. READ MORE

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  9. The Swimming Pool (La Piscina): Berlin Review

    3:13 pm PST 02/14/2013
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    Four teenage outsiders spend a summer day at the pool. READ MORE

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  10. Reaching for the Moon (Flores Raras): Berlin Review

    12:41 pm PST 02/14/2013
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    The passionate romance between poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares springs to life. READ MORE

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  11. Harmony Lessons: Berlin Review

    12:00 pm PST 02/14/2013
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    Kazakh writer-director Emir Baigazin's poetic drama of a marginalized teenage boy has the distinction of being the only first feature selected for Berlin's official competition. READ MORE

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  12. Powerless: Berlin Review

    2:32 am PST 02/14/2013
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    Documentary filmmakers Fahad Mustafa and Deepti Kakkar explore the power struggle threatening to tear India apart. READ MORE

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  13. Mobius: Berlin Review

    4:52 pm PST 02/13/2013
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    The Oscar-winning star of "The Artist" goes for some undercover action in this English, French and Russian-language espionage thriller. READ MORE

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  14. Night Train to Lisbon: Berlin Review

    1:00 pm PST 02/13/2013
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    Jeremy Irons is back to playing parched and constipated as a Swiss classicist investigating the Portuguese dictatorship in this lumpy Europudding. READ MORE

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  15. Forgetting to Know You: Berlin Review

    12:45 pm PST 02/13/2013
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    Chinese fiction writer-turned-director Quan Ling debuts with an intimate portrait of a troubled marriage, produced by festival favorite Jia Zhang-ke. READ MORE

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  16. Tokyo Family (Tokyo Kazoku): Berlin Review

    4:28 am PST 02/13/2013
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    Ozu’s classic Tokyo Story gets a modern remake by his former A.D. Yoji Yamada. READ MORE

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  17. The Broken Circle Breakdown: Berlin Review

    1:18 pm PST 02/12/2013
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    This intensely emotional Belgian drama flavored by American-style bluegrass music traces the sad spiral of a passionate relationship derailed by devastating loss. READ MORE

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  18. Camille Claudel 1915: Berlin Review

    1:00 pm PST 02/12/2013
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    Juliette Binoche stars in Bruno Dumont's disturbing portrayal of the French sculptress' days of confinement and quest for a normal life. READ MORE

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  19. So Much Water: Berlin Review

    11:15 am PST 02/12/2013
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    Uruguayan writer-director team Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge find humor and poignancy in a rained-out family vacation in this coming-of-age story. READ MORE

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  20. Closed Curtain (Parde): Berlin Review

    7:00 am PST 02/12/2013
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    Banned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi co-directs an unauthorized film with Kamboziya Partovi that metaphorically recounts his artistic depression. READ MORE

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  21. Love Battles: Berlin Review

    11:01 am PST 02/11/2013
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    Actors Sara Forestier and James Thierree duke it out in Jacques Doillon's Berlin Panorama premiere, in which a budding couple engages in a bizarre form of physical therapy. READ MORE

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