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Pity incoronato miglior film ai decimi Greek Iris Awards

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- Still River, Her Job e The Waiter si sono spartiti la maggior parte dei trofei durante un'equilibrata 10ma edizione della cerimonia di premiazione della Hellenic Film Academy

Pity incoronato miglior film ai decimi Greek Iris Awards
I vincitori dei decimi Greek Iris Awards

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After doing the rounds at various film festivals and raking in several awards in the process, Babis Makridis’ bleak, deadpan comedy Pity [+leggi anche:
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, his sophomore feature, has emerged as the winner of the Best Film gong at the tenth-anniversary edition of the Iris Awards. The film, which was produced by Amanda Livanou and Christos V Konstantakopoulos, with Klaudia Śmieja and Beata Rzeźniczek, also received two technical prizes, for Best Sound and Best Make-up, at the ceremony organised by the Hellenic Film Academy, which was held on 23 April.

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The Tallinn Black Nights-premiered allegorical drama Still River [+leggi anche:
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 left the ceremony clutching three Irises in total: Best Director for Angelos Frantzis, who stated that he is always a little suspicious whenever he wins an award, Best Cinematography for French DoP Simon Beaufils, and Best Costumes.

The remaining awards were shared out among first-time directors. In detail, Nikos Labôt snagged the Best First-time Director Iris for his Toronto Discovery-screened social drama Her Job [+leggi anche:
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, which also came out on top in the female acting categories, with Marisha Triantafyllidou and Maria Filini pocketing the Best Leading and Best Supporting Role awards, respectively. On the other hand, the male acting trophies were all handed to Steve Krikris’ neo-noir drama The Waiter [+leggi anche:
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, as the Iris winners were Aris Servetalis for Best Leading Actor and Yannis Stankoglou for Best Supporting Actor. The movie also picked up two more gongs, for Best Original Score and Best Production Design, and ended up being the film that went home with the most Irises. Also, Cypriot debutant director Marios Piperides snagged the Best Screenplay Iris for his absurd comedy Smuggling Hendrix [+leggi anche:
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, after also being awarded at Tribeca last year.

Paris-based photographer and documentarian Evangelia Kranioti was presented with the Iris for Best Documentary for her sophomore work, Obscuro Barroco [+leggi anche:
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, and dedicated the prize to the heroine, who passed away after completion of the film, while César-awarded editor Yorgos Lamprinos (see the news) was the recipient of the Best Editing Award.

Finally, in the shorts category, Jacqueline Lentzou received the Best Short Film Iris for her Cannes Critics’ Week-awarded Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year, and Dimitris Gkotsis scooped the Best Short Documentary Award for Fourth Wall.

Here is the full list of winners at the 2019 Greek Iris Awards:

Best Film
Pity [+leggi anche:
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– Babis Makridis (Greece/Poland)

Best Documentary Film
Obscuro Barroco [+leggi anche:
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– Evangelia Kranioti (France/Greece)

Best Short Film
Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year – Jacqueline Lentzou

Best Short Documentary Film
Fourth Wall – Dimitris Gkotsis

Best Director
Angelos Frantzis – Still River [+leggi anche:
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 (Greece/France/Latvia)

Best First-time Director
Nikos Labôt – Her Job [+leggi anche:
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 (Greece/France/Serbia)

Best Screenplay
Marios Piperides – Smuggling Hendrix [+leggi anche:
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 (Cyprus/Greece/Germany)

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Aris Servetalis – The Waiter [+leggi anche:
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Best Actress in a Leading Role
Marisha Triantafyllidou – Her Job

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Yannis Stankoglou – The Waiter

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Maria Filini – Her Job

Best Cinematography
Simon Beaufils – Still River

Best Editing
Yorgos Lamprinos – Obscuro Barroco

Best Original Score
Coti K – The Waiter

Best Production Design
Kostas Pappas – The Waiter

Best Costumes
Katia Goulioni, Ieva Kupcane, Ilze Kasa, Ilze Negribe – Still River

Best Sound (ex aequo)
Dimitris Athanasopoulos, Christos Gousios, Kostas Varibobiotis – 1968 [+leggi anche:
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Stefanos Efthymiou, Leandros Ntounis – Pity

Best Make-up
Evi Zafiropoulou – Pity

Best Special Effects
George Alahouzos, Roulis Alahouzos, Antonis Kotzias, Anthi Tsirouki, YAFKA – Chinatown: The Three Shelters [+leggi anche:
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 (Cyprus/Greece)

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