Picture taken 06 February 2007 shows a huge bear logo of Berlin's International Film Festival Berlinale at the Sony Center on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. Movies by British director Mike Leigh and Hong Kong's Johnnie To and a Philip Roth adaptation with Penelope Cruz will compete for prizes at the 2008 edition of Berlin's Film Festival running from 07 to 17 February 2008, organisers said 09 January 2008. Greek-French director Costa-Gavras will serve as president of the jury that will select the winners of the Golden and Silver Bear top prizes.
'Philip Roth: Unmasked' review: A bit sanitized
a French magazine, that he was done writing fiction. BOTTOM LINE It's great to see extensive interview footage with the relaxed and funny author, but "Philip Roth: Unmasked" shies away from controversy and, as a result, feels a bit sanitized. GRADE B- Read more »
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