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Moon sweeps up at Sitges

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Moon sweeps up at Sitges

UK production Moon [+see also:
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, by Duncan Jones, son of legendary singer David Bowie, was the major winner at the 42nd Sitges International Fantasy Film Festival, where it scooped all the main prizes, including Best Film, Best Actor (Sam Rockwell), Best Screenplay (Nathan Parker) and Best Production Design. This decision met with unprecedented approval from the critics in attendance.

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Among the other main award-winners are four titles previously shown at Cannes. Gaspar Noé’s French/German/Italian film Enter the Void [+see also:
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picked up the Special Jury Prize and Best Cinematography.

Meanwhile, Brillante Mendoza was crowned Best Director for The Execution of P (which also won Best Soundtrack); and Elena Anaya and Kim Ok-vin shared Best Actress (for Hierro [+see also:
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and Thirst respectively).

(Translated from Spanish)

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