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Monday, July 06, 2009

2000 Brussels Film Festival Award Winners

The fest run from June 27 to July 5 and here are the winners that all are movies that I’m really looking forward to be able to watch.

Golden Iris Award: Machan, Uberto Pasolini, Italy, Germany and Sri Lanka
« It is often said that the best stories are written by real life. But it needs a director who is able to tell the story for cinema. Director Uberto Pasolini (and his co-writer Ruwanthie de Chickera) and a great ensemble cast of Sri Lankan actors tell the story in a unique way. A warm hearted, human, incredibly funny film which never forgets the tragedy behind the story… Chapeau Uberto Pasolini ! »

Jury Special Award: La Casa Sulle Nuvole, Claudio Giovannesi, Italy
Best Performance Award (tie)
Hilda Péter in Katalin Varga, Peter Strickland, Romania, UK, Hungary and
Malin Crépin in I Skuggan av Värmen (In Your Veins), Beata Gårdeler, Sweden

Special Mention for Best Scene: Nord (North), Rune Denstad Langlo, Norway

Audience Award: Mammoth, Lukas Moodysson, Sweden, Germany and Denmark
RTBF TV Award for Best Film: Machan, Uberto Pasolini, Italy, Germany and Sri Lanka
BeTV Award for Best Film: Joueuse, Caroline Bottaro, France and Germany
Prime Telenet Award for Best Film: Somewhere Between Here and Now, Olivier Boonjing, Belgium

To check all the awards go here and to read info about all the films in competition go here.

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