Haneke and Porumboiu pick up FIPRESCI prizes
In competition, the International Critics’ Prize went to The White Ribbon [+see also:
interview: Michael Haneke
film profile] (see review) by Austrian director Michael Haneke (see interview).
In the Un Certain Regard selection, honours went to Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu’s second feature Police, Adjective [+see also:
interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
film profile] (see review). Meanwhile, the FIPRESCI prize for the festival’s parallel sections was presented to Cherien Dabis’ US/Canadian/Kuwaiti production Amreeka, shown in Directors’ Fortnight.
Finally, the Ecumenical Jury Prize was awarded to UK director Ken Loach’s Looking for Eric [+see also:
interview: Cannes 2009
interview: Steve Evets - actor
film profile], with a special mention going to Haneke’s The White Ribbon.
(Translated from French)
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