Homage and Honorary Golden Bear for Isabelle Huppert at the 2022 Berlinale
The Homage section of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will be dedicated to French film and stage actor Isabelle Huppert, who will be awarded an Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement. In conjunction with the Award Ceremony on February 15, 2022 at the Berlinale Palast, the festival will screen as Berlinale Special Gala the Filmstiftungs-backed film "À propos de Joan" (About Joan, dir: Laurent Larivière). Huppert is one of the most versatile actors in the world, and has played an impressive range of characters in almost 150 cinema and television productions.
The French-German-Irish co-production À propos de Joan (About Joan)À propos de Joan/About Joan directed by Laurent Larivière, which stars Huppert alongside Lars Eidinger, will be released in Germany in 2022.
The Homage films:
La Dentellière (The Lacemaker), France / FRG / Switzerland, 1977, Claude Goretta
Sauve qui peut (la vie) (Every Man for Himself), France / Switzerland / FRG / Austria, 1980, Jean-Luc Godard
La Cérémonie, France / Germany, 1995, Claude Chabrol
La Pianiste (The Piano Teacher), France / Austria / Germany, 2001, Michael Haneke
8 Femmes (8 Women), France / Italy, 2002, François Ozon
L’Avenir (Things to Come), France / Germany, 2016, Mia Hansen-Løve
Elle, France / Germany / Belgium, 2016, Paul Verhoeven
The Homage is mounted under the aegis of the Deutsche Kinemathek.