The Jury of 35th MIFF announced the names of the winners
June 29, 2013 The 35th Moscow International Film Festival reached completion. The official ceremony of closing witnessed the distribution of the festival main prizes. The awards went to filmmakers from Turkey, Japan, South Korea, Russia and Poland. 16 films participated in the main competition. The main award «Golden George» goes to the film «Particle» (Turkey).
Opening the ceremony Nikita Mikhalkov congratulated Georgiy Daneliya with the semicentenary of his film «I Step through Moscow».
Non-official awards were presented to the competitors in the morning on 29th June in press-centre of MIFF which was located in Movie-actor Theatre. Jury prize of International film critique (FIPRESSI) for the best film of the main competition was given to the film «Memories they told me» («A memoria que me contam») by Brasilian producer Lucia Murat. Film «Matterhorn» by the Holland producer Diederik Ebbinge was awarded by an unprecedented number of non-official prizes. This film was mostly preferred by Russian film experts and critics union, federation of film critics and besides it bore away the Audience Award.
35th MIFF List of Award Winners
Main Prize «Golden George» for the best film
ZERRE/Particle (dir. Erdem Tepegöz, Turkey)
Special Jury Prize «Silver George»
SAYONARA KEIKOKU/ The Ravine of Goodbye (dir. Tatsushi Ômori, Japan)
«Silver George» for the best director
JUNG YOUNG-HEON /Le-ba-non Kam-jeong (South Korea)
«Silver George» for the best actor
ALEKSEY SHEVCHENKOV (JUDAS, Russia)
«Silver George» for the best actress
JALE ARIKAN (ZERRE/Particle, Turkey)
«Silver George» for the best film of the documentary competition
OJCIEC I SYN (dir. Pawe? ?ozi?ski, Poland)
Prize for the best film of Short Films Competition
ELVEN CASTLE (dir.Rustam Ilyasov, Russia)
Special Prize for An Outstanding Contribution To The World Cinema
Special Prize for The Outstanding Achievement In The Career Of Acting and Devotion To The Principles of K.Stanislavsky’s school
KSENIYA RAPPOPORT (Russia)
«I’m happy the prize doesn’t go abroad» – she said.
This year film screenings within 35th Moscow International Film Festival have seen 72000 people, and 3000 journalist were accredited for the event. Exclusive meetings, showings, and press-conferences were held at 10 Moscow grounds including cinema «October» where all the films of competition and out-of-competition festival programs were demonstrated.
Among special guests of the 35th Moscow International Film Festival were such famous actors as Brad Pitt, Mark Dacascos, Christian Slater and directors Marc Forster and Gabriele Salvatores.
35th Moscow International Film Festival