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AWARDS Norway

What Will People Say and Thelma split Kanon Awards

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- The films by Iram Haq and Joachim Trier scoop the awards for Norwegian film professionals at the Kosmorama International Film Festival in Trondheim

What Will People Say and Thelma split Kanon Awards
Iram Haq with her Kanon awards for What Will People Say (© Kosmorama)

Iram Haq's What Will People Say [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Iram Haq
film profile
]
and Joachim Trier's Thelma [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Eili Harboe
interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]
 have split the Kanon Awards for Norwegian film professionals at the Kosmorama International Film Festival in Trondheim (5-11 March).

What Will People Say won its writer-director Best Script and Director, as well as Best Producer for Maria Ekerhovd and Best Supporting Actor for Adil HussainThelma pocketed Best Actress for Eili Harboe, Best Actor for Henrik Rafaelsen, Best Editing for Olivier Bugge Coutté and Best Score for Ola Fløttum.

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Kim Hiorthøy’s The Rules for Everything [+see also:
trailer
interview: Kim Hiorthøy
film profile
]
 received Best Cinematography, while Best Sound Design went to Christian Schaannin for 12th Man [+see also:
trailer
interview: Harald Zwart
film profile
]
by Harald Zwart, and Astrid Maria Sætren and Sebastian Ekeberg scooped the Best Production Design Award for Thea Hvistendahl’s The Monkey and the Mouth. 

Regarding the Kosmorama awards, Dutch filmmaker Ben Brand received the New Directors Award for Find This Dumb Little Bitch and Throw Her Into a River [+see also:
trailer
interview: Ben Brand
film profile
]
in the festival's international programme, and the Audience Award went to The Cakemaker [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ofir Raul Graizer
film profile
]
by Israel's Ofir Raul Graizer.

Here is the full list of the winners:

Kanon Awards

Best Director
Iram Haq - What Will People Say [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Iram Haq
film profile
]
(Norway/Denmark/Sweden)

Best Script
Iram Haq - What Will People Say

Best Actress
Eili Harboe - Thelma [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Eili Harboe
interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]
(Norway/France/Sweden/Denmark)

Best Actor
Henrik Rafaelsen – Thelma

Best Supporting Actress/Actor
Adil Hussain - What Will People Say

Best Producer
Maria Ekerhovd - What Will People Say

Best Cinematography 
Øystein Mamen - The Rules for Everything [+see also:
trailer
interview: Kim Hiorthøy
film profile
]

Best Editing
Olivier Bugge Coutté - Thelma

Best Score
Ola Fløttum - Thelma

Best Sound Design
Christian Schaannin - 12th Man [+see also:
trailer
interview: Harald Zwart
film profile
]

Best Production Design
Astrid Maria Sætrenand Sebastian Ekeberg - The Monkey and the Mouth (Norway)

Kosmorama awards

New Directors Award
Find This Dumb Little Bitch and Throw Her Into a River [+see also:
trailer
interview: Ben Brand
film profile
]
- Ben Brand (Netherlands)
Special Mentions
The Cakemaker [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ofir Raul Graizer
film profile
]
- Ofir Raul Grazier (Israel/Germany)
A Ciambra [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jonas Carpignano
film profile
]
- Jonas Carpignano (Italy/Brazil/USA/France/Germany/Sweden)
Tigers Are Not Afraid - Issa Lopez (Mexico)

New Directors Audience Award
The Cakemaker - Ofir Raul Grazier

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