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CANNES 2015 Awards

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The FIPRESCI Prize goes to Son of Saul

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- CANNES 2015: The international critics have crowned László Nemes' fillm, while Masaan and Paulina have also won accolades

The FIPRESCI Prize goes to Son of Saul
Son of Saul by László Nemes

The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) has handed out its trophies on the eve of the awards ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival. For the competition, the International Critics' Prize was bestowed upon Son of Saul [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: László Nemes
interview: László Rajk
film profile
]
by Hungary's László Nemes (read the review and the interview). Produced by Laokoon Filmgroup, the feature debut is sold internationally by Films Distribution.

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For the Un Certain Regard selection, victory was claimed by Masaan [+see also:
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by Indian director Neeraj Ghaywan (co-produced by France through Macassar Production and by Arte France Cinéma – sold abroad by Pathé).

The FIPRESCI Prize for the parallel sections was snagged by Paulina [+see also:
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by Argentinean director Santiago Mitre (read the review), which has already won the Grand Prix in the Critics' Week (see the news). Produced by Argentina, and co-produced by Brazil and France, the movie is sold by Versatile.

Furthermore, it is worth pointing out that the Ecumenical Jury Prize singled out Mia Madre [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Nanni Moretti
film profile
]
by Italy's Nanni Moretti (read the review and the interview). Lastly, two Special Mentions were granted to The Measure of a Man [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Stéphane Brizé
film profile
]
by French filmmaker Stéphane Brizé (unveiled in competition – read the review and the interview) and to Taklub by Filipino director Brillante Mendoza (presented in Un Certain Regard).

(Translated from French)

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