Romanian movie ‘Child’s Pose’ wins at Berlin fest

February 16, 2013 • Entertainment

Director Calin Peter Netzer and producer Ada Solomon pose backstage with the Golden Bear award for the Best Film for “Pozitia Copilului” (Child’s Pose) during the awards ceremony at the 63rd Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Thomas Peter, pool)

BERLIN (AP) — A Romanian drama that centers on a woman’s effort to cover up her son’s responsibility for an accident in which a boy is fatally injured won the Berlin film festival’s top Golden Bear award on Saturday.

“Child’s Pose,” directed by Calin Peter Netzer, emerged as the winner from a field of 19 films that included a strong eastern European contingent this year — the 63rd edition of the event, the first of the year’s major European film festivals. Netzer said he was “a little bit speechless” at the award.

The tale of corruption and guilt depicts the efforts of an upper-class mother, played by Luminita Gheorghiu, to bribe witnesses to give Login to read more

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