The Grandmaster's Berlin premiere
Published 19/12/2012 | 16:25
Chinese director Wong Kar-wai's martial arts epic The Grandmaster will have its international premiere at next year's Berlin Film Festival.
Organisers say the film, starring Tony Leung, Ziyi Zhang and Chang Chen in a 1930s-set drama about the life of legendary martial arts expert Yip Man, will open the festival, which runs from February 7 to 17.
The Shanghai-born director, whose previous films including As Tears Go By, Chungking Express, Happy Together and In The Mood For Love, will also lead the jury at the 63rd edition of the festival.