December 22, 2014 11:32 AM EST

50 Shades of Grey will make its international debut at February’s Berlin Film Festival, two days before the film opens in U.S. theaters on Feb. 13. E L James’s best-seller about the erotic awakening of a young woman and her mysterious billionaire boyfriend is one of 2015’s most anticipated cinematic events.

Dakota Johnson (The Social Network) stars as prim Anastasia Steele, and Jamie Dornan is the mysterious Christian Grey. Sam Taylor-Johnson (Nowhere Boy) directed the film.

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