Ivan Ikić's Oasis triumphs at Belgrade FEST
- Other winners at Serbia's biggest festival included Enfant Terrible, Bad Tales, The Living Man, Tereza37, You Know Him, Loan Shark and Poppy Field
The 49th edition of the Belgrade International Film Festival FEST, which took place live in Belgrade cinemas from 7-16 May under the motto “Back to the Future”, saw Ivan Ikić's Giornate degli Autori Europa Cinemas Label winner Oasis [+see also:
interview: Ivan Ikic
film profile] pick up the top award, the Belgrade Victor, as well as the "Nebojša Djukelić" Critics’ Prize.
German filmmaker Oskar Rohler bagged the Best Director Award for his Fassbinder biopic Enfant Terrible [+see also:
film profile], while Damiano and Fabio D'Innocenzo repeated their Berlinale success with Bad Tales [+see also:
interview: Fabio and Damiano D’Innocenzo
film profile], winning Best Screenplay.
The acting gongs stayed in the region, with Croatia's Lana Barić winning Best Actress for her role in Danilo Šerbedžija's Tereza37 [+see also:
film profile] and Serbia's Nikola Djuričko picking up Best Actor for Oleg Novković's Cottbus entry The Living Man [+see also:
Turkish helmer Ercan Kesal was crowned Best Debutant for You Know Him, a Turkish-Serbian co-production. Serbian director Nemanja Ćeranić's Loan Shark [+see also:
interview: Nemanja Ćeranić
film profile], which world-premiered at the festival, received the “Milutin Čolić” Award traditionally given out by daily paper Politika.
Here is the full list of FEST awards:
You Know Him - Ercan Kesal (Turkey/Serbia)
"Nebojša Djukelić" Award
Oasis - Ivan Ikić
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