Berlin International Film Fest's 2013 Shooting Stars Include Young Talent from 'Royal Affair,' 'Lore,' 'Purge'

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by Beth Hanna
December 15, 2012 4:10 PM
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'A Royal Affair'
European Film Promotion has announced the 10 young European actors selected as the 2013 Shooting Stars at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, running February 7-17. A jury of international industry professionals chose the talent, which includes Mikkel Boe Følsgaard from Danish Oscar entry "A Royal Affair," Laura Birn from Finnish Oscar entry "Purge," and Saskia Rosendahl from Cate Shortland's "Lore." Full list below.

DENMARK: Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

Nominated by Danish Film Institute

Selected Films:

A Royal Affair (En kongelig affære) by Nikolaj Arcel (Denmark 2012)

The Keeper of the Lost Causes (Kvinden I Buret) by Mikkel Nørgaard (Denmark 2013)

FINLAND: Laura Birn

Nominated by Finnish Film Foundation

Selected Films:

Purge (Puhdistus) by Antti Jokinen (Finland 2012) 

Naked Harbour (Vuosaari) by Aku Louhimies (Finland 2012)

August Fools (Mieletön Elokuu) by Taru Mäkelä (Finland, 2013)

FRANCE: Christa Théret

Nominated by uniFrance Films

Selected Films:

La Brindille (Twiggy) by Emmanuelle Millet (France 2011)

Renoir by Gilles Bourdos (France 2012)

Freeway (Voie Rapide) by Christophe Sarh (France 2011)

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