Awards of the Montreal World Film Festival - 2000

AWARDS - 2000 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

 

JURY :

 

Abbas Kiarostami, director (Iran), President

Maria de Medeiros, actress and director (Portugal)

Michèle Laroque, actress (France)

Rena Owen, actress (New Zealand)

Roger D. Landry (Canada)

Francisco Lombardi, director (Pérou)

 

 

AWARDS

 

Feature films:

 

Grand Prix of the Americas (Best films):

THE TASTE OF OTHERS (LE GOÛT DES AUTRES) by Agnès Jaoui (France)

INNOCENCE by Paul Cox (Australia)

 

Special Grand Prix of the Jury:

SMELL OF CAMPHOR, FRAGRANCE OF JASMINE by Bahman Farmanara (Iran)

 

Best Director:

CORONACIÒN by Silvio Caiozzi (Chile)

 

Best Artistic Contribution for photography:

MAELSTRÖM by Denis Villeneuve, photography by André Turpin

 

Prix d’interprétation féminine:

GONG LI for the film “BREAKING THE SILENCE” by Sun Zhou (China)

ISABELLE HUPPERT for the film “NIGHTCAP” (MERCI POUR LE CHOCOLAT) by Claude Chabrol

 

Prix d’interprétation masculine:

MARK RUFFALO for the film ”YOU CAN COUNT ON ME” by Kenneth Lonergan (U.S.A.)

 

Best screenplay:

LA VIA DEGLI ANGELI by Pupi Avati, screenplay by Pupi Avati and Antonio Avati

 

Short films:

 

1st Prize:

UNGÜENTO PARA MANOS AGRIETADAS (UNGUENT FOR SORE HANDS) by Cezary Jaworsky (Venezuela)

 

2nd Prize:

ANIMAL by Miguel Diez Lasangre (Spain)

 

Other awards :

 

Special Grand Prix of the Americas :

 

The following persons have received a Grand Prix of the Americas during the Festival for their exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art:

 

FRANCESCO ROSI, director

KANETO SHINDO, director

OM PURI, actor

GONG LI, actrice

DAISY GRANADOS & ADOLFO LLORADO, actors

 

And a tribute to Babelsberg Studio received by the director VOLKER SCHLÖNDORFF.

 

Montreal Award for the Best first fiction film:

“DAUGHTERS OF THE SUN” by Mariam Shariar (Iran)

Special mention: “STAND-BY” by Rock Stephanik (France)

 

Air Canada People’s Choice Award:

INNOCENCE” by Paul Cox (Australia)

 

FedEx Award for Best Canadien film:

MAELSTRÖM” by Denis Villeneuve (Canada)

 

International Press Award (FIPRESCI):

COMBAT D’AMOUR EN SONGE by Raoul Ruiz (Chile-Portugal-France)

 

Ecumenical Award:

ALI ZAOUA by Nabil Ayouch (France-Morocco)

            Special mention to:

            “YOU CAN COUNT ON ME” by Kenneth Lonergan (U.S.A.)


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