This year's Berlin felt underwhelming at times, but it was huge. There were roughly 430,000 bums in seats for the festival's 373 films, according to the Berlinale's figures. That included 200,000 tickets bought by the public, 19,000 accredited visitors from 127 countries, including 4.000 journalists.
And the winners are:
GOLDEN BEAR FOR THE BEST FILM - Tuya's Marriage by Wang Quan'an
THE JURY GRAND PRIX - SILVER BEAR - The Other by Ariel Rotter
SILVER BEAR FOR BEST DIRECTOR - Joseph Cedar for Beaufort
SILVER BEAR FOR BEST ACTRESS - Nina Hoss in Yella by Christian Petzold
SILVER BEAR FOR BEST ACTOR - Julio Chavez in The Other by Ariel Rotter
SILVER BEAR FOR AN OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION - to the ensemble cast of The Good Shepherd by Robert De Niro
SILVER BEAR FOR THE BEST MUSIC TO - David Mackenzie for the use of music in his film Hallam Foe
ALFRED BAUER PRIZE, awarded in memory of the Festival founder, for a work of particular innovation - I'm A Cyborg, But That's Ok by Park Chan-wook
BEST FIRST FEATURE AWARD - Vanaja by Rajnesh Domalpalli
Prizes of the Ecumenical Jury
to directors who have succeeded in portraying actions or human experiences that are in keeping with the Gospels, or in sensitising viewers to spiritual, human or social values.
The jury awards the following prizes:
Tu ya de hun shi (Tuya's Marriage)
by Wang Quan'an
Luo Ye Gui Gen (Getting Home)
by Zhang Yang
by Jan Gassmann and Christian Ziörjen
Prizes of the FIPRESCI Juries
The juries of the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique (FIPRESCI), the international film critics association, view films from the Competition programme and the Panorama and Forum sections.
Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále (I Served The King Of England)
by Jirí Menzel
Takva (Takva - A Man's Fear Of God)
by Özer Kiziltan
by Ann-Kristin Reyels
Manfred Salzgeber Prize
The prize is dedicated to Manfred Salzgeber, the former Panorama director, who helped shape the Berlinale profile.
The jury awards the prize to
The Tracey Fragments by Bruce McDonald
Teddy Awards The Teddy Awards go to films that have a gay and/or lesbian context.
The TEDDY for the Best Feature Film
Ci-Qing | Spider Lillies
by Zero Chou
The TEDDY for the Best Documentary Film
A Walk Into The Sea: Danny Williams And The Warhol Factory
by Esther B. Robinson
The TEDDY Foundation awards actor
with a Special Teddy for his complete work.
The Teddy Ballot Volkswagen Audience Award
Notes on a scandal
by Richard Eyre