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Saturday, November 27, 2010

59 Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival Award Winners


A while back the festival closed its doors for this year when announced the winners and here they are.

Best Film: 10 ½, Daniel Grou, Canada
"This dilemma of a child in modern society is profoundly convincing on every level"

Rainer Werner Fassbinder Prize: Xun Huan Zuo Le (The High Life), Zhao Dayong, China
"From the very first shot the director demonstrates his ability of telling stories in a visually innovative way"


Special Award of the International Jury: Siyah Beyaz (Black and White), Ahmet Boyacıoğlu, Turkey
"To the director who masterfully combines warmth, lightness and humour in this story of friendship"

Special Mention of the International Jury
Act of Dishonour, Nelofer Pazira, Canada
“To a director who depicts the complex realities of war and the difficult interaction between film making and people's lives” and…

Alicia Vikander in Till det som ar vackert (Pure), Lisa Langseth, Sweden
"For the extraordinary performance of an actress in a very strong film"

FIPRESCI Prize: Xun Huan Zuo Le (The High Life), Zhao Dayong, China
Ecumenical Prize: Hold Om Mig (Hold Me Tight), Kaspar Munk, Denmark

Audience Awards
Eva y Lola (Eva and Lola), Sabrina Farji, Argentina
Hold Om Mig (Hold Me Tight), Kaspar Munk, Denmark

To read the announcement plus the recommendations of Cinema Owners go here.

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