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Lux Prize 2010

Lux Prize 2010

German film When We Leave [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Feo Aladag
interview: Feo Aladag
film profile
]
by Austrian-born director Feo Aladag is the winner of the 2010 LUX Prize. The awards ceremony took place at the Strasbourg headquarters of the European Parliament on November 24, in the presence of the other two finalists as well, directors Filippos Tsitos (Plato's Academy [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Constantin Moriatis
interview: Filippos Tsitos
interview: Filippos Tsitos
film profile
]
) and Olivier Masset-Depasse (Illegal [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Olivier Masset-Depasse
film profile
]
).

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Below the interview with Feo Aladag from Venice Days 2010:

As with previous winners The Edge of Heaven [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Fatih Akin
interview: Klaus Maeck
film profile
]
(2007), The Silence of Lorna [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Arta Dobroshi
interview: Arta Dobroshi
interview: Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne
interview: Olivier Bronckart
film profile
]
(2008) and Welcome [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
interview: Philippe Lioret
film profile
]
(2009), When We Leave will get financial support from the European Parliament consisting of subtitling into the 23 official languages of the European Union, including an adaptation of the original version for visually or hearing-impaired people; and a 35mm print per EU member state or support for the subsequent DVD release.

The ceremony at the European Parliament brings to an end a long selection process closely followed by Cineuropa since March. The three finalists When We Leave, Plato's Academy by Filippos Tsitos (interview) and Illégal by Olivier Masset-Depasse (interview) were part of a shortlist that included Szabolcs Hajdu’s Bibliothèque Pascal [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Szabolcs Hajdu - director
interview: Szabolcs Hajdu
film profile
]
; Sharunas Bartas’s Eastern Drift [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(see video interview with producer Grégoire de Bailly); Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Luca Guadagnino - director
film profile
]
(see video interview with producer Marco Morabito); Pietro Marcello’s The Mouth of the Wolf [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Pietro Marcello
film profile
]
; Jessica Hausner’s Lourdes [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jessica Hausner
film profile
]
(see video interview with producer Antonin Svoboda); Calin Peter Netzer’s Medal of Honour [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(see video interview with producer Adriana Solomon); and Tobias Lindholm and Michael Noer’s R [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(see video interview with the co-directors).

Click here and here to watch the interviews with the selection panel, as well as the interview with Giorgio Gosetti, director of Venice Days and partner of the LUX Prize.

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