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The Plague & A Stranger win Motovun awards

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- The Plague picked up the Propeller and A Stranger won the regional Bauer Award at Motovun Film Festival (July 27-31)

The Plague & A Stranger win Motovun awards

At the Motovun Film Festival, which took place July 27-31, The Plague [+see also:
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by Neus Ballus, which world-premiered in Berlinale’s Forum,received the main international award the Propeller of Motovun.

In the increasingly important competition for the regional Bauer Award for best film from the countries of former Yugoslavia, Croatian director Bobo Jelčić's A Stranger [+see also:
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, the big winner at the recent Pula Film Festival, won after three rounds of voting by seven film critics and seven professionals.

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The FIPRESCI Award was given to The Daughter [+see also:
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by Thanos Anastopoulos from Greece, and best short film prize went to the same country, for Christos Nikou’s KM.

The honorary Motovun Maverick award, which celebrates non-conformity and independence, but also artistic mastery, was presented to Iranian auteur Mohsen Makhmalbaf.

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