Shultze wins at Guijòn
The German miner who wants to emigrate to Louisiana, the main character in the film by the German director Michael Schorr, Schultze gets the blues [+see also:
film profile], triumphs at the 41st edition of the Guijon Festival. It won the Principado de Asturias prize of €12,000 as best Feature Film, as well as the award for Best Director and the Gil Parrondo prize for Best Artistic Direction.
Another film that did well was by the Russian director, Andrey Zvyaginstev, The Return, which was awarded the Grand Prize by the international jury as well as the awards for Best Actor and Best Screenplay. The Young Jury choose two French films to award: the feature length film Love Me if You Dare [+see also:
film profile] by Yann Samuell and the short film L’homme sans tête by Juan Solanas, while the young audience awarded its prize worth €6,000 to The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear by Jannik Hastrup, shown in the “Enfants Terribles” section.
(Translated from Italian)
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