Sunday, September 30, 2007

57th San Sebastian International Film Festival Awards


Official Selection Awards

Golden Shell for Best Film: A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, Wayne Wang, USA
Special Jury Prize: Buda Az Sharm Foru Rikht (Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame), Hana Makhmalbaf, Iran and France
Silver Shell for Best Director: Nick Broomfield, Battle for Haditha, UK
Silver Shell for Best Actress: Blanca Portillo, Siete Mesas de Billar Frances (Seven Billiards Tables), Spain
Silver Shell for Best Actor: Henry O, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, USA
Jury Prize for Best Cinematography: Charlie Lam, Ceot Oi Kap Gei (Exodus), Hong Kong
Jury Prize for Best Screenplay: Gracia Querejeta and David Planell, Siete Mesas de Billar Frances (Seven Billiards Tables), Spain and John Sayles, Honeydripper, USA

Altadis-New Directors Award: Soul Carriage, Conrad Clark, China and UK

Horizontes Award: El Baño del Papa, Enrique Fernández and César Charlone, Uruguay
Special Mentions: Párpados Azules, Ernesto Contreras, Mexico and Satanás, Andres Baiz, Colombia

TCM Audience Awards: Caramel, Nadine Labaki, Lebanon and France
Award to European Film: Le Scaphandre et le Papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), Julian Schnabel, France

Youth Award: Caramel, Nadine Labaki, Lebanon and France

Cinema in Motion Awards
Salt of this Sea, Anne-Marie Jacir, Palestina
Recycle, Mahmoud Al Massad, Jordania

FIPRESCI Award: Encarnación, Anahí Berneri, Argentina
TVE Otra Mirada Award: Buda Az Sharm Foru Rikht (Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame, Hanna Makhmalbaf, Iran and France

SIGNIS Award: A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, Wayne Wang, USA
Special Mention: Battle for Haditha, Nick Broomfield, UK

CICAE Award: Brick Lane, Sarah Gavron, UK
2007 CEC Award for Best Film: A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, Wayne Wang, USA
Sebastiane 2007 Award: Caramel, Nadine Labaki, Lebanon and France

Here we have extraordinary movies and I’m so glad that Caramel is getting awards, is such a good movie and a must be seen for all movie lovers.

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