42nd Montreal World FIlm Festival Awards

Tuesday September 4, 2018



WORLD COMPETITON

FEATURE FILMS

 

Grand Prize of the Americas (Best Film):

CURTIZ by Tamas Yvan Topolánszky, Hungary

 

Special Grand Jury Prize (ex-aequo):

SAMURAI'S PROMISE / CHIRITSUBAKI by Daisaku Kimura, Japan

THE ETRUSCAN SMILE by Mihal Brezis, Oded  Binnun, Switzerland - Germany - United States – United Kingdom

 

Best Director:

Attila Szász for ETERNAL WINTER / ÖRÖK TÉL by Attila Szász, Hungary

 

Best Actress:

Maja Szopa in STRANGERS OF PATIENCE / STRANNIKI TERPENIYA by Vladimir Alenikov, Russia

 

Best Actor:

Hiroshi Tachi in LIFE IN OVERTIME / OWATTA HITO by Hideo Nakata, Japan

 

Best Screenplay (ex-aequo):

Jianv Han, Wei Zhong and Muye Wen for DYING TO SURVIVEbyMuye Wen, China

Mirko Locatelli and Giuditta Tarantelli for ISABELLEbyMirko Locatelli, Italy – France

 

Best Artistic Contribution:

THE LORD EAGLE / TOYON KYYL by Eduard Novikov, Russia

 

Innovation Award:

MOCKING OF CHRIST / RUGANJE SO HRISTOS by Jani Bojadzi, Republic of Macedonia

 

Special Mention for Quality:

THE COMMITMENT by Lu Jian, China

 

 

WORLD COMPETITON / SHORT FILMS

1st prize

Vagabonds by Amartei Armar, Ghana

 

Jury Award

All My Guardian Angels / Todos mis padres by Bernabé Rico, Spain

 


FIRST FICTION FILMS COMPETITION

Golden Zenith

THE GAZELLE'S DANCE / EL BAILE DE LA GACELA  by Iván Porras Meléndez, Costa Rica – Mexico

 

Silver Zenith

KILL ME TODAY, TOMORROW I`M SICK! by Joachim Schroeder and Tobias Streck, Germany

 

Bronze Zenith

HAVE YOUR NAME CARVED by Lei Xu, China

 

Special Mention for Quality

JIM SHOE by Peter Sutton, United States

 

 

CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL

1st Prize

DESTINIESby Zhang Pu, China

 

2nd Prize

FATHER TO SON / VAN PAO TE by Ya-Chuan Hsiao, Taiwan

 

3rd Prize

SNOW FALL / XUE ZANG by Gao Chenggang, China

 

 

DOCUMENTARIES OF THE WORLD

1st Prize

DYING TO TELL / MORIR PARA CONTAR by Hernán Zin, Spain

 

2nd Prize

ICELANDER by Nils Oliveto, Canada

 

3rd Prize

FAHAVALO, MADAGASCAR 1947 / FAHAVALO by Marie Clémence Andriamonta Paes, France - Madagascar - Belgium - Cape Verde - Qatar

 

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