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Berlin Film Festival invites 'The Sun'

Jan. 12, 2005 at 4:38 PM   |   Comments

BERLIN, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Director Alexander Sokurov's "The Sun" has been invited to the 55th Berlin Film Festival, the first Russian film to be included in five years.

The movie about Japanese Emperor Hirohito also makes a hero of American Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Novosti reported. It is Sokurov's third film about great historical personalities in the past century and the first Russian film invited to Berlin's annual film contest since 2000.

"The Sun" produced a deep impression on the commission that chooses films to take part in the annual competition that begins Feb. 10, film festival officials said.

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