Awards of the Montreal World Film Festival - 1994

AWARDS - 1994 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

 

JURY

Carole Bouquet, actrice (France) President

Claude Baignières, film critic (France)

José Luis Borau, producer, director and script-writer (Spain)

Fernand Dansereau, producer, director and script-writer (Canada)

Shekhar Kapur, director (India)

Armin Mueller-Stahl, actor (Germany)

Desmond Ryan, film critic (U.S.A.)

 

AWARDS

 

Feature films:

 

Grand prix of the Americas / Best film:

« Once Were Warriors »  by Lee Tamahori (New Zealand)

 

Special grand prix of the jury:

« Canción de cuna » by José Luis Garci (Spain)

 

Best director:

« Canción de cuna » by José Luis Garci (Spain)

 

Best artistic contribution for photography:

« Kabloonak » by Claude Massot (Canada-France), photography by Jacques Loiseleux and François Protat

 

Best actresses:

Rena Owen in the film « Once Were Warriors » by Lee Tamahori (New Zealand)

Helena Bergstrom in the film « The Last Dance » by Colin Nutley (Sweden)

 

Best actor:

Alan Rickman in the film « Mesmer » by Roger Spottiswoode (Great Britain-Canada-Germany)

 

Best screenplay:

« The Sum of Us » by Kevin Dowling (Australia), screenplay by David Stevens

 

Short films:

 

1st prize:

« Scratch Ticket » by John Fawcett (Canada)

 

2nd prize:

« Au bord du lac » by Patrick Bokanowski (France)

 

Other awards:

 

Air Canada people’s choice award:

« Once Were Warriors » by Lee Tamahori (New Zealand)

 

Best Canadian film award:

« Le Vent du Wyoming » by André Forcier (Canada)

 

Montreal Award for the best first fiction film:

« Everynight, Everynight » by Alkinos Tsilimidos (Australia)

 

International critics’ award (FIPRESCI):

For film in competition:

« Le Vent du Wyoming » by André Forcier (Canada)

For film out of competition:

« The Troubles We’ve Seen » (Veillées d’armes - Histoire du journalisme en temps de guerre) by Marcel Ophuls (France)

 

Ecumenical jury award:

« Once Were Warriors » by Lee Tamahori (New Zealand)

Special mention of the ecumenical jury:

« Canción de cuna » by José Luis Garci (Spain)


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