Tuesday, November 06, 2007

52th Valladolid International Film Festival

Last November 3rd this festival ended and here are the winners.

Golden Spike: 14 Kilometros (14 Kilometers), Gerardo Olivares, Spain, 2007
Silver Spike: Plac Zbawiciela (Savior’s Square), Joanna Kos-Krause and Krzysztof Krause, Poland, 2006
Best New Director: Eran Kolirin for Bikur Hatizmoret (The Band’s Visit), Israel and France, 2007

Youth Council Award: XXY, Lucia Puenzo, Argentina, Spain and France, 2007
Special Mention: Mogari no Mori, Naomi Kawase, France and Japan, 2007

FIPESCI Award: Le Voyage du Ballon Rouge (The Flight of the Red Balloon), Hou Hsiao Hsien, France and Taiwan, 2007

Silver Spike for Lifetime Achievement: Sophia Loren

Worthy to mention that in this festival there was a screening of Finn’s Girl by Laurie Colvert and Dominique Cardona, Canada, 2007, so the film is in the festival circuit.

To check all the movies and shorts in this festival go here, available only in Spanish.

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