She Got here to Me, a romantic comedy from director and screenwriter Rebecca Miller (Maggie’s Plan) that stars Peter Dinklage and Anne Hathaway, will open the 2023 Berlin Worldwide Movie Pageant on Feb. 16.
Marisa Tomei, Joanna Kulig and Brian d’Arcy James co-star within the U.S. characteristic from Protagonist Photos, which can have its world premiere out of competitors in Berlin.
With the decide, Berlin is returning to type, choosing a possible audience-pleaser with robust star energy to kick off the competition. Set in New York, She Got here to Me options Dinklage as a composer with author’s block, struggling to finish his massive comeback opera. On the suggestion of his spouse, and former therapist, performed by Hathaway, he units out seeking inspiration, getting greater than he bargained for.
She Got here to Me will display out of competitors as a Berlinale Particular Gala.
“We’re more than happy to open this competition version with an irresistible comedy that builds upon the on a regular basis conflicts of western society,” mentioned Berlinale administrators Mariëtte Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian in a press release. “The characters, conceived by Rebecca Miller and incarnated by unbelievable actors select to observe the inspiration of the second as a substitute of being led by societal dictates. Like a pre-code Hollywood movie, She Got here to Me is a magical ode to the liberty of expression.”
Miller was final in Berlin with Maggie’s Plan, which screened within the competition’s Panorama sidebar. Her 2009 characteristic The Personal Lives of Pippa Lee screened in Berlin’s competitors.
Damon Cardasis, Pamela Koffler, Christine Vachon, Rebecca Miller, Len Blavatnik and Anne Hathaway produced She Got here to Me. Protagonist Photos are dealing with worldwide gross sales and CAA are representing North America.
The 73rd Berlin Worldwide Movie Pageant runs Feb. 16-26.