HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 12 – The Havana Film Festival awards were announced on Saturday afternoon and the winning movies will get an extra showing on Sunday. “La teta asustada” a Peru-Spain co-production by director Claudia Llosa won the first prize for a full-length fiction film.
The top prize for a documentary went to “La perdida” (Argentina-Spain) by Enrique Gabriel and Javier Angulo. The winning short fiction film went to “Para pedir perdon” (Brazil) by Ibere Carvalho.
The other awards were as follows:
Best Director: Juan Jose Campanella (El secreto de sus ojos – Argentina)
Best Actress: Catalina Saavedra (La Nana – Chile-Mexico)
Best Actor: Ricardo Darion (El secreto de sus ojos)
Opera Prima: Haucho (Chile, France, Germany) by Alejandro Fernandez Almendras
Opera Prima: Second Prize: Gigante (Uruguay, Germany, Argentina, Holland) by Adrian Biniez
Opera Prima Third Prize: Cinco Dias sin Nora (Mexico) by Mariana Chenillo
Opera Prima Special Jury Prize: El vuelco del cangrejo (Colombia, France) by Oscar Ruiz Navia
Opera Prima Mention: La Yuma (Nicaragua) by Florence Jaugey
Best Documentary Second Prize: Garapa (Brazil) by Jose Padilla
Best Documentary Third Prize: El General (Mexico) by Natalia Almada
Best Original Musical Score: El secreto de sus ojos by Federico Jusid
Musical Score (Mention): El traspatio by Oscar Figueroa
Best Fiction Film Second Prize: La Nana by Sebastián Silva
Best Fiction Film Third Prize: Viajo porque necesito, vuelvo porque te amo by Marcelo Gomes and Karim Ainouz.
Best Script: Sabine Berman (El traspatio)
Best Photography: Ricardo Della Rosa (A la deriva)
Artistic Direction: Susana Torres and Patricia Bueno (La teta asustada)
Best Sound: Ricardo Cruz and Waldir Xavier (Viajo porque necesito, vuelvo porque te amo)
Best Short Fiction Film (Mention): Los minutos, las horas (Brazil, Cuba) by Janaina Marques Ribeiro
Best Artistic Contribution: Los famosos y los duendes de la muerte (Brazil, France) by Esmir Filho
Special Jury Prize: Fragmentos rebelados (Argentina) by David Blaustein.
Jury Mention for: La marea (Cuba) de Armando Capó Ramos.
Best Film about Latin America from a non-Latin American director: Hijos de Cuba by British director Andrew Lang.
Animation First Prize: 31 minutos, la pelicula (Chile) by Pedro Peirano and Alvaro Diaz.
Animation Second Prize: Jaulas (Mexico) by Juan Jose Medina.
Animation Third Prize: El niño que plantaba inviernos (Brazil) by Victor-Hugo Borges
Best Movie Poster: La Marea (Cuba) by Eloy Ramon Hernandez Dubrosky and Liset Vidal de la Cruz (Cuba).
Best Unpublished Script: Infancia clandestine (Argentina) by Benjamin Avila and Marcelo Muller
Best Unpublished Script Mention: Sobreviviendo (Cuba) by Alejandro Brugues.
Audience Popularity Award: El secreto de sus ojos
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