James Dean and Martin Scorsese proved to be the perfect pair for Valentine’s Day in Berlin. The busy director was in town Friday to introduce the premiere of the newly restored “Rebel Without A Cause,” the iconic 1955 film directed by Nicholas Ray, starting Dean, Natalie Wood, and Sal Mineo. Scorsese, who earlier in the day presented a preview of his documentary-in-progress about The New York Review of Books, described the impact of seeing the film as a 13-year-old when it was released shortly after Dean’s death. Scorsese recalled “There we were, and it was speaking directly to us, the teenagers, the adolescents. It was like a secret language that existed in the film.”

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