Sunday, May 24, 2009

2009 Un Certain Regard Award Winners

Today the jury presided by Paolo Sorrentino announced this section awards and here they are.

Prix Un Certain Regard: Kynodontas (Dogtooth), Yorgos Lanthimos, Greece, 2009

Prix du Jury: Politist, Adjectiv (Police, Adjective), Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania, 2009

Special Mentions
Kasi Az Gorbehaye Irani Khabar Nadareh (No One Knows About the Persian Cats), Bahman Ghobadi, Iran

Le Père de mes Enfants, Mia Hansen-Love, France and Germany, 2009

To check the official announcement go here. I’m so glad that Romania and Porumboiu are getting honors as assures that Romania cinema will continue with the wave of extraordinary movies. Great!

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