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Germany: Helen Mirren graces Woman in Gold premiere at Berlinale 201501:02

Germany: Helen Mirren graces Woman in Gold premiere at Berlinale 2015

Germany, Berlin
February 10, 2015 at 01:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

Helen Mirren graced the red carpet at the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin on Monday when she arrived for the premiere of her latest film, Woman in Gold.

Speaking before the screening, the British actress emphasised the need for younger generations to keep the memories of the WWII era alive.

Woman in Gold is based on the true story of Maria Altmann, a Holocaust survivor living in Los Angeles, who tries to reclaim a painting of her aunt by Gustav Klint from the Austrian government. The painting, known as the 'Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I', was confiscated by the Nazis in Vienna just before WWII began.

The American-British drama was directed by Simon Curtis and stars Helen Mirren, Katie Holmes, Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Bruhl among others. It was displayed at this year's Berlinale Special Gala.

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Helen Mirren graced the red carpet at the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin on Monday when she arrived for the premiere of her latest film, Woman in Gold.

Speaking before the screening, the British actress emphasised the need for younger generations to keep the memories of the WWII era alive.

Woman in Gold is based on the true story of Maria Altmann, a Holocaust survivor living in Los Angeles, who tries to reclaim a painting of her aunt by Gustav Klint from the Austrian government. The painting, known as the 'Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I', was confiscated by the Nazis in Vienna just before WWII began.

The American-British drama was directed by Simon Curtis and stars Helen Mirren, Katie Holmes, Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Bruhl among others. It was displayed at this year's Berlinale Special Gala.

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