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Film Critics: Today, December 18, winners from Rolling Stone magazine, PhoenixCC, UtahFCA, Kansas CityFCC and St. LouisFCA. Nominations from VancouverFCC.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

23rd Mar Del Plata International Film Festival Award Winners


Recently the fest announced the award winners and here they are.

International Competition

Golden Astor to Best Feature Film : Aruitemo aruitemo (Still Walking), Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan, 2008

Special Jury Award: De Ofrivilliga (Involuntary), Ruben Östlund, Sweden, 2008

Silver Astor to Best Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa for Tokyo Sonata, Japan, Netherlands and China, 2008
Silver Astor to Best Actress: Isabelle Huppert for Home, Ursula Meier, Switzerland, Belgium and France, 2008
Silver Astor to Best Actor: Ulrich Thomsen for Den du frygter (Fear Me Not), Kristian Levring, Denmark
Silver Astor to Best Script: Kristian Levring and Anders Thomas Jensen for Den du frygter (Fear Me Not), Kristian Levring, Denmark
ACCA Award: Aruitemo aruitemo (Still Walking), Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan, 2008
ADF Award: Home, Ursula Meier, Switzerland, Belgium and France, 2008
SIGNIS Award: Das Fremde in mir (The Stranger in Me), Emily Atef, Germany, 2008

Latin American Competition
Best Latin American Film
: Los Bastardos (The Bastards), Amat Escalante, Mexico, France and USA, 2008
Special Mention: Regreso a Fortín Olmos (Back to Fortin Olmos), Jorge Goldenberg and Patricio Coll, Argentina, 2007
SICA Award: El Camino (The Path), Ishtar Yasin Gutiérrez, Costa Rica and France, 2007 for “A moving story that narrates the adventures of two little brothers to find their mother, going through contemporary Nicaragua, devastated by poverty and hopelessness. The well done cinematographic direction strengthens the dramatic situation the two main character of the story live”.

Argentinean Competition
Parador Retiro (Retiro Shelter), Jorge Leandro Colas
Dilatante (Dilettante), Kris Niklison

FIPRESCI Award: La Tigra, Chaco, Federico Godfrid and Juan Sasiaín

To check the awards in all the categories go here.

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