Tuesday, September 07, 2010

2010 Montreal World Festival Award Winners

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

Main Competition

Grand Prix des Americas: Adem (Oxygen), Hans Van Nuffel, Belgium and Netherlands, 2010
Special Grand Prix of the Jury: Dalla Vita in Poi (From the Waist On), Gianfrancesco Lazotti, Italy, 2010

Best Director: (tie)
Maria Sødahl for Limbo, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Trinidad and Tobago, 2010
Pascal Elbé for Tête de Turc (Turk's Head), France, 2009

Best Actress: Eri Fukatsu in Akunin (Villian), Lee Sang-il, Japan, 2010
Best Actor: Francois Papineau in Route 132, Louis Bélanger, Canada, 2010

FIPRESCI Prize: Das Lied in Mir (The Day I was not Born), Florian Cossen, Germany, 2010

First Feature Film

Golden Zenith: Amore Liquido (Liquid Love, Mario Luca Cattaneo, Italy
Silver Zenith: Reverse Motion, Andrey Stempovsky, Russia
Bronze Zenith: Le Sentiment de la Chair (The Sentiment of the Flesh), Roberto Garzelli, France
Special Mention: Europolis, Cornel Gheorghita, Romania and France

To check the awards in all categories go here.

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