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Friday, September 18, 2009

25th Festroia International Film Festival Award Winners


Not long ago this Portuguese festival, that I followed but waited until the award winners to post, had its closing ceremony and here are the winners.

Official Prizes

Gold Dolphin for Best Film: Kielletty hedelmä (Forbidden Fruit), Dome Karukoski, Finland and Sweden

Silver Dolphin Special Jury Prize: Laskar pelangi (The Rainbow Troops), Riri Riza, Indonesia
Silver Dolphin for Best Director: Stephan Komandarev for Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade (The World is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner), Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia and Hungary
Silver Dolphin for Best Actress: Amanda Pilke in Kielletty hedelmä (Forbidden Fruit), Dome Karukoski, Finland and Sweden
Silver Dolphin for Best Actor: Samuel Spisak in Nedodrzaný slub (Broken Promise), Jirí Chlumský, Slovakia, Czech Republic and USA
Silver Dolphin for Best Script: Henrik Ruben Genz and Dunja Gry Jansen for Frygtelig lykkelig (Terribly Happy), Henrik Ruben Genz, Denmark
Silver Dolphin for Best Cinematography: Karel Fairaisl for Hlidac c.47 (Guard No. 47), Filip Renc, Czech Republic

Other Awards

First Work Award: Der Freund (The Friend), Micha Lewinsky, Switzerland

FIPRESCI Prize: Het zusje van Katia (Katia’s Sister), Mijke de Jong, Netherlands
SIGNIS Prize: Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade (The World is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner), Stephan Komandarev, Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia and Hungary
CICAE Prize: Kielletty hedelmä (Forbidden Fruit), Dome Karukoski, Finland and Sweden

To read all the awards go here.

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