09.02.2014 - Tony Grisoni, Claudia Llosa, Răzvan Rădulescu, moderated by Peter Cowie
Golden Bear-winning filmmaker Claudia Llosa (The Milk of Sorrow and Aloft) and renowned screenwriters Răzvan Rădulescu (Child‘s Pose, 4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days) and Tony Grisoni (Southcliffe, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas) will discuss developing stories centered on strong female characters in crisis, the social, cultural and sometimes political implications of these roles, how they discovered their unique writing approach, and their process of building compelling stories that became successful films.
A film historian and former International Publishing Director of Variety magazine, Peter Cowie has written more than 30 books on major figures and eras of world cinema, including Bergman, Welles, Coppola and Kurosawa. He published and edited the annual International Film Guide for 40 years, and has contributed numerous commentaries to Criterion’s DVD collection. He has been a consultant to Berlinale Talents since the programme’s inception in 2003.