Awards of the Montreal World Film Festival - 2005

AWARDS - 2005 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

 

Jury

 

President : THEO ANGELOPOULOS, director (Greece)

JOHANNE BELLEFLEUR, representing the general public (Canada)

SILVIO CAIOZZI, director (Chili)

AMIRA CASAR, actress (France)

ANNA KARINA, actress and director (France)

VICENTE MOLINA FOIX, writer (Spain)

JÖRGEN PERSSON, director of photography (Sweden)

 

 

FEATURE FILMS

 

Grand Prix of the Americas:

OFF SCREEN by Pieter Kuijpers (Netherlands/Belgium)

 

Jury Awards :

THE MILKWOMAN (ITSUKA DOKUSHO SURUSHI) by Akira Ogata (Japan)

SNOWLAND (SCHNEELAND) by Hans W. Geissendörfer (Germany)

 

Best Director :

KAMATAKI by Claude Gagnon (Canada/Japan)

 

Best Artistic Contribution :

YOUR NAME IS JUSTINE by Franco de Peña (Poland/Luxembourg) for the work of the director of photography Arek Tomiak

 

Best Actress :

ADRIANA OZORES for the film HEROÏNA by Gerardo Herrero (Spain)

 

Best Actor :

JAN DECLEIR for the film OFF SCREEN by Pieter Kuijpers (Netherlands/Belgium)

 

Best Screenplay :

JOSE CORBACHO, JUAN CRUZ for the film TAPAS by Jose Corbacho and Juan Cruz (Spain)

 

Innovation Award :

SEX, HOPP & Kärled (SEX, HOPE & LOVE) by Lisa Ohlin pour the direction of actors and particularly Mira Eklund.

 

 

 

SHORT FILMS :

 

1st Prize :

TERRA INCOGNITA by Peter Volkart (Switzerland)

 

Jury Award :

EL DIENTE DE ORO (LA DENT D’OR) by Daniel Rodriguez (Peru)

 

 

 

ZENITHS FOR THE BEST FIRST FICTION FEATURE 2005

 

Members of the jury:

Godfrey Cheshire (U.S.A.)

Loïc Magneron (France)

Paul Toutant (Canada)

 

 

Golden Zenith for Best First Fiction Feature Film:

THE BLOSSOMING OF MAXIMO OLIVEROS by Aureaus Solito (Philippines)

 

Silver Zenith for First Fiction Feature Film:

TRUTH OR DARE (WAHRHEIT ODER PFLICHT) by Jan Martin Scharf and Arne Nolting (Germany)

 

Bronze Zenith for First Fiction Feature Film:

LONDONby Hunter Richards (U.S.A.)

 

Special mention for First Fiction Feature Film :

L’ESTATE DI MIO FRATELLO (MY BROTHER’S SUMMER) by Pietro Reggiani (Italy)

 

 

PRIX DU PUBLIC

 

Air Canada People’s Choice Award:

The public was invited to vote for the most popular film among the feature films presented during the 2005 Montreal World Film Festival.

KAMATAKI by Claude Gagnon (Canada-Japan)

 

Award for the most popular Canadian film:

KAMATAKI by Claude Gagnon (Canada-Japan)

 

Glauber Rocha Award  for Best Latin American Film :

PLAY by Alicia Scherson (Chili-Argentina)

 

Award for Best Documentary Film :

LA NEUVIÈME(THE NINTH) by Pierre-Henry Salfati (Canada)

 

 

 

Award for Best Canadian Short Film:

MESDAMES ET MESSIEURS (LADIES AND GENTLEMEN) by David Boisclair (Canada)

 

 

FIPRESCI PRIZE (INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICS)

KAMATAKI by Claude Gagnon (Canada-Japan)

 

 

ECUMENICAL PRIZE

KAMATAKI by Claude Gagnon (Canada/Japan)

Special mention: THREE DOLLARS by Robert Connolly (Australia)

 

 

OTHER PRIZES

A special Awards for their exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art :

MAGGIE CHEUNG

TENG WENJI


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