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

Lone Scherfig’s ‘The Kindness of Strangers’ to Open 2019 Berlin Film Festival
Lone Scherfig’s “The Kindness of Strangers” will open the 69th edition of the Berlin Film Festival. The Danish director’s ensemble drama, starring Zoe Kazan, Andrea Riseborough and Bill Nighy among others, follows a group of people trying to survive a New York winter.

It will open the Berlinale on Feb. 7, 2019. Scherfig is a regular in Berlin: Her film “The Birthday Trip” played there in 1990 and “On Our Own” in 1998. “Italian For Beginners” won the Silver Bear in 2001, and “An Education,” with Carey Mulligan, screened at the 2009 Berlinale before going on to receive three Academy Award nominations.

“How lovely that Lone Scherfig is back and that her most recent work will open the 2019 Berlinale,” said Dieter Kosslick, director of the Berlinale. “Her feel for characters, strong emotions and subtle humor promises a wonderful start to the festival.” It marks the last time Kosslick will head the team selecting the
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