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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ to Make International Debut at Berlin Film Festival

“Fifty Shades of Grey” will receive its international premiere at the Berlin Film Festival.

The pic will play on Feb. 11 as a Berlinale Special Gala screening with director Sam Taylor-Johnson, author E.L. James, and actors Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in attendance.

Universal and Focus release the pic in the U.S. on Feb. 13.

Dornan (“Marie Antoinette”) plays Christian Grey in the film and Johnson (“The Social Network”) is Anastasia Steele. Kelly Marcel penned the screenplay, which was adapted from James’ best-selling book. Pic was produced by Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti, alongside James.

Taylor-Johnson’s previous credits include “Nowhere Boy.”

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