Cannes' FIPRESCI Award goes to Toni Erdmann
by Fabien Lemercier
- CANNES 2016: The international critics have crowned the film by German director Maren Ade; Dogs and Raw also awarded
The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) has given out its prizes the day before the unveiling of the winners of the 69th Cannes Film Festival. For the competition, the FIPRESCI Award went to Toni Erdmann [+see also:
Q&A: Maren Ade
film profile] by German director Maren Ade. Produced by Komplizen Film, and co-produced by Austria's Coop99 Filmproduktion and Romania's Hi Film Productions, the feature is being sold abroad by The Match Factory.
For the Un Certain Regard selection, victory was claimed by Dogs [+see also:
interview: Bogdan Mirica
film profile] by Romanian director Bogdan Mirica, a feature debut majority produced by France via EZ Films, with Romanian outfit 42 Km Film and Bulgaria's Argo Film as co-producers. Its international sales are being handled by Paris-based Bac Films.
The FIPRESCI Award for the parallel sections was pocketed by Raw [+see also:
interview: Julia Ducournau
film profile] by French director Julia Ducournau. Produced by Petit Films, and co-produced by Rouge International and Belgian firm Frakas Productions, the movie is being sold by Wild Bunch.
We should also mention that the Ecumenical Jury Prize singled out It's Only the End of the World [+see also:
film profile] by Canadian director Xavier Dolan (co-produced by France, courtesy of MK2).
(Translated from French)
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