Belgian director Peter Monsaert’s Offline (read more) has won the Licorne d’Or for Best Film as well as Best Actress (Maria Valcke) and Best Actor (Wim Willaert) at the Amiens Film Festival.After...
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Fabien Lemercier

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27 Nov 2012 - 8:01 AM  UPDATED 27 Nov 2012 - 8:01 AM

Belgian director Peter Monsaert's Offline (read more) has won the Licorne d'Or for Best Film as well as Best Actress (Maria Valcke) and Best Actor (Wim Willaert) at the Amiens Film Festival.

After winning at the Critics' Week in Venice, Swedish filmmaker Gabriela Pichler's Eat Sleep Die (read the review and watch the interview) has continued to do well (the film also won in Sevilla and in Lubeck) with a Jury Special Mention and joint Best Actress (Nermina Lukac).

Lam Lê's French documentary Cong Binh, la longue nuit indochinoise won the Jury Special Prize, while Djamila Sahraoui's Algeria-France co-production Yema won a prize from the Town of Amiens. As for the Audience Award, it went to Licinio Azevedo's Virgin Magarida (a Mozambique-France-Portugal co-production).

Translated from French

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