The film by German director Sebastian Schipper won Saturday night the highest award of the seventh edition of the Police International Film Festival. Marshland Alberto Rodriguez has meanwhile been doubly rewarded. Discover the complete results.
chaired by the director and screenwriter Danièle Thomson, the jury, composed of including Jean-François Stévenin, Stéphane Groodt and Elsa Zylberstein, devoted, Victoria , the fourth film promising filmmaker, 47, Sebastian Schipper. His feature film recounts the meeting of Victoria, a young Spanish woman and Sonne and his accomplices in the nightclub outings in Berlin. Carried away by alcohol, adrenaline, adventure and lust for life, Victoria decides to follow them throughout the night, ready to overcome its limitations to share with them the experience of transgression. Sebastian Schipper managed the feat to film the protagonists of his film during 2:20 into one long sequence shot. Victoria will be released on French screens on July 1.
The Jury Prize was awarded ex-aequo to A Second Chance Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier Oscar 2011 Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe Award for Best European Film Revenge , and the English thriller Hyena Gerard Johnson.
Marshland of the Spaniard Alberto Rodriguez, 44, was twice awarded the Special Prize police and the Critics’ Prize. This sixth embodiment of the Sevillian addresses post-Franco Spain of the 80s and the duality of two police officers, who are total opposites, sent to the heart of Andalusia to solve the brutal murder of two teenage girls.
Finally, the New Blood Award went to Eternal Life of the Austrian Wolfgang Murnberger, 55, eleven films to his credit, including winning the Grand Prix du Cognac Festival with Silentium in 2004.
The International Thriller Film Festival de Beaune honored Saturday night at the director and president of the Institute Lumière Bertrand Tavernier in his presence. At the first festival in 2009, he had received from the hands of Claude Chabrol Grand Prix for his film In the Electric Mist .