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Friday, October 31, 2008

52nd London Film Festival Awards Winners


Yesterday the fest had its closing gala where they handed out its awards. Could not found the information at their site but from other sources the award winnes are the following.

Sutherland Trophy for Director of the Most Original Feature: Sergey Dvortsevoy for Tulpan, Germany, Switzerland, Kazakhastan, Russia and Poland, 2008
FIPRESCI Award: Three Blind Mice, Matthew Newton, Australia, 2008
Satyajit Ray Award: Gianni de Gregorio for Pranzo Di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch), Italy, 2008
Grierson Award for feature-length documentary: Reanaud Barret and Florent De La Tullaye for Victoire Terminus

The festival played 191 features from 43 countries, including and unprecedented 15 world premieres. To check the news at Variety go here.

The more I learn about the awards that Tulpan is collecting, the more I'm "dying" to see this movie!

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