Magazine article Screen International

Lone Scherfig's 'The Kindness of Strangers' to Open 2019 Berlin Film Festival

Magazine article Screen International

Lone Scherfig's 'The Kindness of Strangers' to Open 2019 Berlin Film Festival

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The cast includes Zoe Kazan, Tahar Rahim, Andrea Riseborough, Caleb Landry Jones, Jay Baruchel and Bill Nighy.

The 69th Berlin International Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Lone Scherfig’s The Kindness Of Strangers on February 7 2019. It will screen in competition.

The English-language film stars Zoe Kazan, Tahar Rahim, Andrea Riseborough, Caleb Landry Jones, Jay Baruchel and Bill Nighy. Written by Scherfig, it is a contemporary drama following a disparate group of characters struggling to survive in a New York City winter.

Scherfig’s extensive history with the Berlinale began with The Birthday Trip which screened in Panorama in 1990. Furhter Scherfig films ot screen at the festival inlcude the Dogme title Italian For Beginners which won the Jury Prize Silver Bear in 2001, and An Education which screened as a Berlinale Special in 2009 and went on to score three Oscar nominations. …

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