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Kristen Stewart’s ‘Love Lies Bleeding,’ ‘Supersex’ Netflix Series Added to Berlin Film Festival Special Lineup

“Love Lies Bleeding” starring Kristen Stewart and Netflix’s “Supersex” series have been added to Berlin Film Festival’s Special lineup.

A romantic thriller centered on a bodybuilder and gym manager, “Love Lies Bleeding” is directed by “Saint Maud” helmer Rose Glass and will have its world premiere at Sundance this month. “Love Lies Bleeding” also stars Katy O’Brian, Ed Harris, Jena Malone, Anna Baryshnikov and Dave Franco.

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“Supersex,” based on the life of porn star Rocco Siffredi, is created and written by Francesca Manieri. The series, which premieres on Netflix March 6, will look at how “Rocco Tano — a simple guy from Ortona [a small town in central Italy] — became Rocco Siffredi, the most famous pornstar in the world.”

Another standout is “Made in England: The Films of Powell and Pressburger,” a documentary by David Hinton that features rare archival material from the filmmakers and is narrated by Martin Scorsese.

Other additions include Nicolas Philibert’s documentary “Averroès & Rosa Parks; Heo Myeong-haeng’s “Beom-Joe-do-si 4 (The Roundup: Punishment),” the latest chapter of the successful Korean action series; the documentary “Elf Mal Morgen: Berlinale Meets Fußball (Eleven Tomorrows: Berlinale Meets Football)”; “Exergue – on documenta 14” by Dimitris Athiridis, the second-longest film ever made at 840 minutes; “Gakuryu Ishii’s “Hako Otoko (The Box Man),” described by the Berlinale as a “surreal story based on the iconic book by Kobo Abe in which a cardboard box becomes the perfect shell for men who want to withdraw from society and gaze without being seen”; “Das leere Grab (The Empty Grave)” by Agnes Lisa Wegner and Cece Mlay; “Shikun” by Amos Gitai; and Abel Ferrara’s Ukraine documentary “Turn in the Wound.”

Berlin Film Festival runs from Feb. 15-25.

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