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GÖTEBORG 2019 Prix

Le film danois Queen of Hearts gagne le Dragon du meilleur film nordique à Göteborg

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- La star du film, Trine Dyrholm, a gagné le Prix d'interprétation (unisexe) ; Mia Engberg gagne le Prix Audentia pour Lucky One

Le film danois Queen of Hearts gagne le Dragon du meilleur film nordique à Göteborg
Quelques uns des lauréats de Göteborg 2019 avec leurs prix (© Carla Orrego Veliz)

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The 42nd Göteborg Film Festival, which started on 25 January and wrapped on 4 February, gave out its awards at a gala ceremony on Saturday 3 February.

The top prize, the Dragon Award Best Nordic Film, went to Denmark’s Queen of Hearts [+lire aussi :
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 by May el-Toukhy. On top of the nice, dragon-shaped trophy, el-Toukhy will also receive SEK 1 million (circa €100,000) – the largest monetary film prize in the world. Among the jury members were Romanian Golden Bear-winning director Adina Pintilie, Danish author Hanne-Vibeke Holst and Brit Nick James, the editor of Sight & Sound.

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Trine Dyrholm, the undisputable star of el-Toukhy’s sophomore feature, deservedly won the Dragon Award Best Acting, a gender-neutral prize, given out for the first time this year. In Queen of Hearts, the ever-durable and fearless Dyrholm plays a successful lawyer with a perfect and harmonious family life who embarks on a highly risky and even more inappropriate affair with her far-too-young stepson. The Danish-Swedish co-production, which was also playing at Sundance and Rotterdam, won the Audience Dragon Award Best Nordic Film and seems set for a very rich and fruitful 2019 run. 

Göteborg was also this year’s host of the Audentia Award, instigated by Eurimages in 2016 and since then handed out at Istanbul, Locarno and Toronto. The award, given to a female director in order to promote gender equality in the European film industry, went to Sweden’s Mia Engberg for the very well-received Lucky One [+lire aussi :
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In fact, all of the major Nordic and European winners at the festival were female. Anna Eborn got the Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary, together with the prize of SEK 250,000 (circa €25,000) for Transnistra [+lire aussi :
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María Alché’s A Family Submerged [+lire aussi :
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won the Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award, and the Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award was presented to cinematographer Ita Zbroniec-Zajt for Ridge. The FIPRESCI Award went to the Norwegian title Blind Spot [+lire aussi :
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 by Tuva Novotny, the very successful actress who has more or less simultaneously managed to make a double directorial debut, also helming Britt-Marie Was Here [+lire aussi :
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, another film on show at Göteborg this year.

Here is the full list of award winners: 

Dragon Award Best Nordic Film
Queen of Hearts [+lire aussi :
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 - May el-Toukhy (Denmark/Sweden)

Dragon Award Best Acting
Trine Dyrholm – Queen of Hearts

Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary
Transnistra [+lire aussi :
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 - Anna Eborn (Sweden/Denmark/Belgium)

FIPRESCI Award
Blind Spot [+lire aussi :
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interview : Tuva Novotny
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 - Tuva Novotny (Norway) 

The Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award
Ita Zbroniec-Zajt - Ridge (Sweden) 

Audience Dragon Award Best Nordic Film
Queen of Hearts - May el-Toukhy

Dragon Award Best International Film 
Giant Little Ones - Keith Behrman (Canada)

The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award
A Family Submerged [+lire aussi :
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 - María Alche (Argentina/Norway/Germany/Brazil)

Dragon Award Best Swedish Short
Who Talks - Elin Övergaard

Audience Choice Award for Best Swedish Short 
Sorry Not Sorry - Julia Thelin 

Angelo Award
The Unpromised Land [+lire aussi :
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 - Victor Lindgren (Sweden)

The Mai Zetterling Grant
Marcus Lindeen 

The Håkon Liu Grant
Gabriela Pichler 

The Bonnie Grant 
Jimmy Olsson 

Nordic Film & TV Fund Prize
Mika Ronkainen and Merja Aakko - All the Sins

Nordic Honorary Dragon Award
Mads Mikkelsen

(Traduit de l'anglais)

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