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Sunday, July 12, 2009

44th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Award Winners


Yesterday the fest had the awards ceremony and here are the winners.

Official Competition

Grand Prix – Crystal Globe: Un ange à la mer (Angel at Sea), Frédéric Dumont, Belgium and Canada, 2009

Special Jury Prize: Bist (Twenty), Abdolreza Kahani, Iran, 2009
Best Director Award: Adreas Dresen for Whisky mit Wodka (Whisky with Vodka), Germany, 2009
Best Actress: Paprika Steen in Applause, Martin Pieter Zandvliet, Denmark, 2009
Best Actor (tie):
Olivier Gourmet in Un ange à la mer (Angel at Sea), Frédéric Dumont, Belgium and Canada, 2009
Paul Giamatti in Cold Souls, Sophie Barthes, USA, 2008

FIPRESCI Award: Nije kraj (Will Not Stop There), Vinko Brešan, Serbia and Croatia, 2008
NETPAC Prize: Ddongpari (Breathless), Yang Ik-june, South Korea, 2008
Prize of Ecumenical Jury: Bist (Twenty), Abdolreza Kahani, Iran, 2009
Europa Cinemas Label Award: Applause, Martin Pieter Zandvliet, Denmark, 2009

Prize of Don Quijote FICC: Un ange à la mer (Angel at Sea), Frédéric Dumont, Belgium and Canada, 2009
Special Mention:
Волчок Volčok (Wolfy), Vassily Sigarev (Василий Сигарев), Russia, 2009
Cold Souls, Sophie Barthes, USA, 2008

East of the West Competition

Best Film: Poltory komnaty ili sentimentalnoje putěšestvije na rodinu (Room and a Half), Andrei Khrzhanovsky, Russia, 2008
Special Mention: Rysa (Scratch), Michal Rosa, Poland, 2008

Independent Camera: Eamon, Margaret Corkery, Ireland, 2009
Special Mention: La Tigra, Chaco, Federico Godfrid and Juan Sasiain, Argentina, 2009

Audience Award: Sipur Gadol (A Matter of Size), Erez Tadmor and Sharon Maymon, Israel, Germany, and France, 2009

Special Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema
Isabelle Huppert, France
John Malkovich, USA
Jan Švankmajer, Czech Republic

Festival President’s Award: Antonio Banderas

To check award winners in other categories go here and to read the official press release go here. If you want to see the fest in videos the Youtube fest channel is here.

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