Awards of the Montreal World Film Festival - 2002

AWARDS - 2002 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

 

JURY :

 

Majid Majidi, director (Iran)

Antonio Betancor, director (Spain)

Charles Binamé, director and scriptwriter(Canada)

Nina Companeez, director and scriptwriter (France)

Heino Ferch, actor (Germany)

Maurizio Nichetti, director (ItalY)

 

 

AWARDS

 

Feature films:

 

Grand Prix of the Americas (Best film):

IL PIU BEL GIORNO DELLA MIA VITA (THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE) by Cristina Comencini (Italy)

 

Special Grand Prix of the Jury:

HIÇBIRYERDE (INNOWHERELAND) by Tayfun Pirselimoglu (Turkey)

 

Best Director:

PARLEZ-MOI D’AMOUR by Sophie Marceau (France)

 

Best Artistic Contribution:

SALOMÉ by Carlos Saura (Spain)

 

Prix d’interprétation féminine:

MARIA BONNEVIE for the film “I’AM DINA” by Ole Bornedal (Norway/ Denmark/ Sweden/ Germany/ France)

LEILA HATAMI for the film “THE DESERTED STATION” by Alireza Raisian (Iran)

 

Prix d’interprétation masculine:

ALEXEI CHADOV for the film ”THE WAR” by Alexei Balabanov (Russia)

 

Best screenplay:

EL ULTIMO TREN by Diego Arsuaga (Uruguay/ Spain/ Argentina)

 

 

Short films:

1st Prize:

I’LL WAIT FOR THE NEXT ONE by Philippe Orreindy (France)

 

2nd Prize:

IL SORRISO DI DIANA (DIANA’S SMILE) by Luca Lucini (Italy)

 

 

Other awards :

 

Special Grand Prix of the Americas :

 

LUC BESSON has received a Grand Prix of the Americas during the Festival for his exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art.

 

 

Montreal Award for the Best first fiction film:

“VARIOUS POSITIONS” by Ori Kowarsky (Canada)

with special mentions to:

“EXPECTING” by Deborah Day (Canada)

“HUS I HELVETE” (ALL HELL LET LOOSE) by Susan Taslimi (Sweden)

“CAMA DE GATO” by Alexandre Stockler (Brazil)

 

Glauber Rocha Award ($25,000.):

            „COFRALANDES, CHILIEAN RHAPSODY“  by Raul Ruiz (Chile / France)

 

Air Canada People’s Choice Award for the Best Feature film of the Festival:

“I AM DINA” by Ole Bornedal (Norway / Denmark / Sweden / Germany / France)

 

Telefilm Canada Award ($25,000.) for the Best Canadian Feature Film (chosen by the public):

            “LA TURBULENCE DES FLUIDES” by Manon Briand (Canada)

 

Bélanger Sauvé Award for the Best Latin-American feature film:

“EL ULTIMO TREN” (THE LAST TREN) by Diego Arsuaga (Uruguay / Spain / Argentina)

 

Best African Film Award ($25,000.) chosen by the public:

            “RED SATIN” by Raja Amari (Tunisia-France)

 

FedEx Award for Best Canadian short film:

“LOON DREAMING” by Iriz Pääbo (Canada)

 

International Press Award (FIPRESCI):

“COFRALANDES, CHILEAN RHAPDODY” by Raul Ruiz (Chile)

Special mention to:

“BLUE SKIES” by Ann Marie Fleming (Canada)

 

Ecumenical Award:

“LE ULTIMO TREN” (THE LAST TREN) by Diego Arsuaga (Uruguay/ Spain/ Argentina)

            Special mention to:

            “CASOMAI” by Alessandro d’Alatri (Italy)


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