Father Jacob wins over Cairo jury
by Annika Pham
Klaus Härö’s Letters to Father Jacob [+see also:
film profile] won the Golden Pyramid for Best Film, as well as Best Screenplay (also by the director), at the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival in Egypt.
Father Jacob is Finland’s entry this year for the Academy Award nominations in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The film has won numerous awards since staring its festival tour early this year, including the Audience Award at the Nordic Film Days in Lübeck and Best Film at the International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg in Germany. World sales are handled by FilmSharks.
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