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Berlinale unveils first films for 2020; Matteo Garrone’s ‘Pinocchio’ first special gala

Berlinale unveils first films for 2020; Matteo Garrone’s ‘Pinocchio’ first special gala

Matteo Garrone to present ‘Pinocchio’ as the first Berlinale Special Gala.

The Berlinale has revealed the first films set to be screened at the 70th edition of the festival.

They include the live-action adaptation of Pinocchio, from Italian director Matteo Garrone, which is the first Berlinale Special Gala to be announced – a category that replaces ‘out of competition’. It will mark the international premiere of the film, starring Roberto Benigni, which is released in Italy this weekend.

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The first 18 films selected for the Panorama strand have also been named, including 11 world premieres.

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