The Stars Align in Berlin!

Scarlett, Natalie, Madonna and more prep for Oscar at the city's film fest. By Cara Lynn Shultz

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SISTER, SISTER

SISTER, SISTER
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Scarlett Johansson puts the squeeze on Natalie Portman, her onscreen sister in The Other Boleyn Girl, at the movie's premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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IN VOGUE

IN VOGUE
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Showing off her "Vogue" skills, Madonna strikes a pose at the premiere of her directorial debut, Fifth and Wilson, at the festival.

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SHE'S NO DUMMY

SHE'S NO DUMMY
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Promoting her film 27 Dresses at the festival, Katherine Heigl gets together with a sharp-dressed mannequin on the red carpet.

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'GARDEN' PARTY

'GARDEN' PARTY
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A glammed-up Hayden Panettiere (in Pamela Dennis) celebrates the premiere of her new drama, Fireflies in the Garden, with costars Willem Dafoe and Ryan Reynolds at the movie's film festival premiere.

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GOOD WORKS

GOOD WORKS
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Taking a break from the festival fun, Hilary Swank turns her attention to a worthy cause at the Cinema for Peace charity gala, where she helped raise money for UNIFEM and addressed the crowd gathered at the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt.

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SHEDDING A TIER

SHEDDING A TIER
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Penélope Cruz – making yet another graceful appearance on the red carpet – works a stunning L'Wren Scott gown with a tiered train at the screening of Elegy, in which she plays a young Cuban student with whom Ben Kingsley falls obsessively in love.

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GETTING SATISFACTION

GETTING SATISFACTION
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Joining the Rolling Stones onstage at the Berlinale Palast was acclaimed director Martin Scorsese, whose documentary about the legendary rock band, Shine a Light, opened the festival.

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PARTY BOY

PARTY BOY
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Seal arrives at wife Heidi Klum's homeland for Volkswagen People's Night, one of the festival's premier bashes.

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LIGHTS, CAMERA ... SMILE!

LIGHTS, CAMERA ... SMILE!
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Goldie Hawn beams alongside designer Karl Lagerfeld (whose documentary, Lagerfeld Confidential, debuted at last year's fest) on the red carpet at the Volkswagen party.

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GOING COUNTRY

GOING COUNTRY
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Oscar nominee Daniel Day-Lewis – whose film, There Will Be Blood, was playing at the festival – sports a quirky cowboy-with-cardigan look on the red carpet.

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PIGGYBACK RIDE

PIGGYBACK RIDE
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Tilda Swinton gets a boost from her director Erick Zonca. Their film Julia is in competition for the festival's top prize, the Golden Bear.

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SIGNING BONUS

SIGNING BONUS
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At the VIPer Awards, a fashion and style event that runs concurrently with the film festival, Mischa Barton greets fans on the red carpet before heading inside to receive a style award from Karl Lagerfeld.

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