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CANNES 2010 Awards

Amalric’s On Tour scoops FIPRESCI

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Amalric’s On Tour scoops FIPRESCI

The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) jury has awarded its prizes at the close of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

In competition, the International Critics’ Prize went to On Tour [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mathieu Amalric
interview: Mathieu Amalric
film profile
]
by French director Mathieu Amalric (see review).

In the Un Certain Regard selection, honours went to Hungarian director Agnes Kocsis’s Pál Adrienn [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Agnes Kocsis, director of P…
film profile
]
(also co-produced by the Netherlands, Austria and France – see review of Cannes screening and video interview with director).

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The FIPRESCI Prize for the parallel sections was awarded to Spanish director Olivier Laxe’s You Are All Captains [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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(co-produced with Morocco), presented in the Directors’ Fortnight.

The Ecumenical Jury Prize was handed to Of Gods and Men [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Xavier Beauvois
film profile
]
by France’s Xavier Beauvois (see review and interview with the director).

Finally, the Cinéfondation and Short Films jury presided by Atom Egoyan awarded the Cinéfondation 2010 gongs. The first prize went to Finnish short The Painting Sellers by Juho Kuosmanen (Aalto University); the second prize to Anywhere Out of the World by France’s Vincent Cardona (La Fémis); and the third prize was shared by The Fifth Column by Vatche Boulghourjian (New York University) and I Already Am Everything I Want to Have by Dane Komljen (FDU - Serbia).

(Translated from French)

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