Gus Van Sant’s ‘Don’t Stress’ Berlinale Competition Titles– Variety

Gus Van Sant’s” Do not Stress, He Won’t Get Far on Foot”is amongst the first a number of competitors titles to be unveiled for the 2018 Berlin Movie Festival. The other titles announced Monday are all European productions or co-productions. The Berlinale formerly announced that Wes Anderson’s “Island of Dogs” would open the fest.Alex German Jr.

‘s “Dovlatov,” Benoit Jacquot’s “Eva,” and Laura Bispuri’s “Figlia Me” (“Daughter of Mine”) all feature in the competition, as do Thomas Stuber’s “In den Gangen,” Philip Goning’s “Mein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein Idiot,” and Małgorzata Szumowska’s “Twarz” (“Mug”).

“Don’t Worry, He Will Not Get Far on Foot” is based on the John Callahan narrative of the same title and stars Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black and Udo Kier. Berlin will mark its worldwide best. All the other competitors titles revealed Monday will have their world premieres at the Berlinale.Isabelle Huppert-starrer”Eva”is from France, while “In den Gängen “(” In the Aisles”) and “Mein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein Idiot” (which equates as “My Brother Is Called Robert and Is a Moron”) are German. The remainder of the European selections are multi-territory projects.Two productions have actually likewise been picked for the Berlinale Unique Gala, which screens current works by modern filmmakers, in addition to documentaries and deals with uncommon formats. The 2 Special Gala titles are” The Bookshop,”starring Emily Mortimer and Bill Nighy, and”Das schweigende Klassenzimmer “(“The Silent Transformation” )from Lars Kraume,. The festival runs Feb. 15-25.

The list of titles in full:”Don’t Fret,He Won’t Get Far on Foot “USA By Gus Van Sant(“Milk”)With Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black, Udo Kier”Dovlatov”Russian Federation/ Poland/
Serbia By Alexey German Jr.(“Paper Soldier”)With Milan Maric, Danila Kozlovsky, Helena Sujecka, Artur Beschastny, Elena Lyadova “Eva”France By Benoit Jacquot (“3 Hearts”)
With Isabelle Huppert, Gaspard Ulliel, Julia Roy, Richard Berry”

Figlia mia“(“Child of Mine”)
Italy/ Germany/ Switzerland By Laura Bispuri(“Sworn Virgin”)With Valeria Golino, Alba Rohrwacher, Sara Casu, Udo Kier”In den Gängen “(“In the Aisles”)Germany By Thomas Stuber (“Teenage Angst”)
With Franz Rogowski, Sandra Hüller, Peter Kurth “Mein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein Moron
“Germany By Philip
Gröning(“Into Great Silence”)
With Josef Mattes, Julia Zange, Urs Jucker, Stefan Konarske, Zita Aretz, Karolina Porcari, Vitus Zeplichal”
“Mug”)Poland By Małgorzata Szumowska(“In the Name of”)With Mateusz Kościukiewicz, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Małgorzata Gorol, Roman Gancarczyk, Dariusz Chojnacki, Robert Talarczyk, Anna Tomaszewska,
Martyna Krzysztofik”The Bookshop”Spain/ UK/ Germany By Isabel Coixet(” Things I Never Informed You”)With Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson” Das schweigende Klassenzimmer”(“The Silent Revolution”)Germany By Lars Kraume(“The People vs. Fritz Bauer”) With Leonard Scheicher, Tom Gramenz, Lena Klenke, Jonas Dassler, Florian Lukas, Jördis Triebel, Michael Gwisdek

, Ronald Zehrfeld, Burghart Klaußner