A film about a prison performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar has taken out top honours at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival.
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20 Feb 2012 - 10:49 AM  UPDATED 20 Feb 2012 - 10:49 AM

Golden Bear for Best Film
Caesar Must Die
by Paolo & Vittorio Taviani

The Jury Grand Prix - Silver Bear
Just The Wind by Bence Fliegauf

Silver Bear - Best Director
Christian Petzold for Barbara

Silver Bear - Best Actress
Rachel Mwanza in War Witch by Kim Nguyen

Silver Bear - Best Actor
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard in A Royal Affair by Nikolaj Arcel

Silver Bear - Outstanding Artistic Achievement
Lutz Reitemeier for the photography in White Deer Plain by Wang Quan'an

Silver Bear - Best Script
Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg for A Royal Affair by Nikolaj Arcel

Alfred Bauer Prize awarded in memory of the festival founder, for a work of particular innovation
Tabu by Miguel Gomes

Special Award - Silver Bear
Sister by Ursula Meier

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