C'est ça l'amour recibe el GdA Director's Award
por Vittoria Scarpa
- VENECIA 2018: Claire Burger se adjudica el premio asignado en los Giornate degli Autori por el jurado de 28 jóvenes europeos y Jonas Carpignano, mientras Joy y Ricordi? también reciben galardones
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Real Love [+lee también:
entrevista: Claire Burger
ficha del filme] by Claire Burger wins the GdA Director's Award at the 15th edition of Giornate degli Autori at Venice. The film by the French director – which stars Bouli Lanners in a touching role as a man abandoned by his wife, who finds himself single-handedly taking care of his teenage daughters – won over a jury chaired by the director Jonas Carpignano and composed of members of the "28 Times Cinema" project, which gave the following motivation: "Claire Burger's film is an extremely engaging story about the difficult situations life places us in, whether we must face the end of a marriage, or our heart is broken for the first time. We chose this film due to its tenderness and the extraordinary technical mastery the director displays in order to keep all the film’s elements under control."
Twenty-eight young viewers – all of whom come from different European countries – accompanied by the Karlovy Vary Film Festival director Karel Och, voted for the winner, which competed against two other titles in the final, Pearl [+lee también:
entrevista: Elsa Amiel
ficha del filme] by Elsa Amiel and Ville Neuve by Félix Dufour-Laperrière. The Director's Award comes with €20,000 in prize money: half of which will go to the director Claire Burger, and half of which will go to Indie Sales, the film's international seller, in order to promote the film's international distribution.
The Europa Cinemas Label award for Best European Film went to Joy [+lee también:
entrevista: Sudabeh Mortezai
ficha del filme]by Sudabeh Mortezai.The jury, composed of four Europa Cinemas Network vendors, stated that the film was “touching and directed with great care,” highlighting the film’s “documentary style, which allowed authenticity and credibility to shine through.” Sudabeh Mortezai’s film also won the Hearst Film Award for Best Female Director (€10,000 in prize money), awarded by a jury of Hearst group exhibitors, who commented that Joy is a film that “asks us not to turn away from reality.”
The BNL People’s Choice Award went to the only Italian film in this year-s 11-title selection, Ricordi? [+lee también:
entrevista: Valerio Mieli
ficha del filme] by Valerio Mieli, which got 69.6% of the vote.
The full list of the Giornate degli Autori 2018 awards:
Hearst Film Award
Joy - Sudabeh Mortezai
NUOVOIMAIE Talent Award
Linda Caridi - Ricordi?
Queer Lion Award
José - Li Cheng (Guatemala)
Special Mention FEDIC Award
Ricordi? - Valerio Mieli
(Traducción del italiano)
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