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LECCE 2016 Awards

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The Golden Olive Tree of Lecce goes to Lily Lane by Bence Fliegauf

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- Best Screenplay goes to Ines Tanović for Our Everyday Life, and the Cineuropa prize is awarded to Turkish film Ivy by Tolga Karaçelik

The Golden Olive Tree of Lecce goes to Lily Lane by Bence Fliegauf
Bence Fliegauf with his Golden Olive Tree (©Festival del Cinema Europeo di Lecce)

The Golden Olive Tree Jury of the XVII edition of the European Film Festival in Lecce, made up of Roberto Olla (president), Karel Och, Antonin Dedet, Maria Sole Tognazzi and Alessia Barela, has awarded the Golden Olive Tree award and the €5,000 prize money that goes with it to the film Lily Lane [+see also:
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by Bence Fliegauf, for the following reason: “The jury was struck by the originality and strength of the images. The director brings us a personal film that breaks the rules of classic theatre.”

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The award for Best Screenplay goes to Ines Tanović for Our Everyday Life [+see also:
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interview: Ines Tanović
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]
, which she also directed, the award for Best Photography goes to Martin Žiaran for The Cleaner [+see also:
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interview: Martin Žiaran
interview: Peter Bebjak
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by Peter Bebjak, and the Special Jury Award goes to Virgin Mountain [+see also:
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by Dagur Kári, for the following reason: “For having built a convincing and moving story around an unlikely character. The director has succeeded in provoking empathy from the audience.”

Silvia, Carlo and Luca Verdone awarded the seventh edition of the Mario Verdone Award to Duccio Chiarini for Short Skin [+see also:
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interview: Duccio Chiarini
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, and the FIPRESCI jury, made up of Martin Kanuch, René Marx and Giuseppe Sedia, unanimously awarded their prize to Our Everyday Life by Ines Tanović, for the following reason: “Portraying a family delicately and the weight of history without showing its failures: characters who want to move forward.” The SNGCI (National Union of Italian Film Journalists) Award instead went to Peter Mullan for the film Hector [+see also:
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interview: Jake Gavin
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by Jake Gavin. The Cineuropa jury awarded its prize to Ivy [+see also:
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trailer
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interview: Tolga Karaçelik
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]
by Tolga Karaçelik.

The Special Audience Award went to Hector by Jake Gavin.

The complete list of the winners of the European Film Festival in Lecce:

Golden Olive Tree
Lily Lane [+see also:
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trailer
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]
 - Bence Fliegauf

Best Screenplay
Ines Tanović - Our Everyday Life [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Ines Tanović
film profile
]

Best Photography
Martin Žiaran - The Cleaner [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Martin Žiaran
interview: Peter Bebjak
film profile
]
 

Special Jury Award
Virgin Mountain [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Dagur Kári

Mario Verdone Award
Short Skin [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Duccio Chiarini
film profile
]
 - Duccio Chiarini

FIPRESCI Award
Our Everyday Life - Ines Tanović

SNGCI Award
Peter Mullan - Hector [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jake Gavin
film profile
]

Cineuropa Prize
Ivy [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Tolga Karaçelik
film profile
]
- Tolga Karaçelik

Emidio Greco Prize
Lo so che mi senti - Francesca Mazzoleni

Special Audience Award 
Hector - Jake Gavin

(Translated from Italian)

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