A golden bear for the Turkish/German
- The biggest prize went to Head On by the director Fatih Akin. There were 2 awards for the Swedish Daybreak by Björn Runge. Other prestigious Bears emigrated to Colombia and Argentina
The choices made by the jury at the FilmFestSpiele Berlin, led by Frances Mc
Dormand, confirmed the predictions: Head On by Fatih Akin is the winner of the Golden Bear of the 54th edition of the festival.
There were two prizes for the Swedish production Daybreak by Björn Runge, which came away with a Silver Bear for artistic contribution, and the Blue Angel as Best European Film.
There was also recognition for the musical group, Banda Osiris, and their contribution to the Italian production, Primo Amore by Matteo Garrone, which won a Silver Bear for Best Music.
ALL THE PRIZES
Silver Bear-Grand Jury Prize
El abrazo partido - Daniel Burman (AR)
Silver Bear for Best Director
Kim Ki-Duk - Samaria(KO)
Silver Bear for Best Actress
Jointly Awarded to Catalina Sandino Moreno for Maria, llena eres de Gracia (CO/USA) and Charlize Theron for Monster (USA)
Silver Bear for Best Actor
Daniel Hendler - El abrazo partido - Daniel Burman (AR)
Silver Bear for Artistic Contribution
Cast of Daybreak - Björn Runge (SE)
Silver Bear for Best Music
Banda Osiris - Primo Amore- Matteo Garrone (IT)
Blue Angel Prize AGICOA
Daybreak - Björn Runge (SE)
Alfred Bauer Prize
Maria, llena eres de Gracia by Joshua Marston (CO/USA)
Forum section Prize
Folle Embellie (FR/BE/CA) - Dominique Cabrera
Svjedoci (HR) - Vinko Bresan.
For the complete list of prizewinners: www.berlinale.de
(Translated from Italian)
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