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Other awards of the 62nd edition
Saturday, September 27th, 2014
 
AUDIENCE AWARD

© Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
THE SALT OF THE EARTH
Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado  (France)

This latest documentary by Wim Wenders won the Un Certain Regard Special Prize at the Cannes Festival. For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet’s beauty. Sebastião Salgado’s life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who went with him during his last travels, and by Wim Wenders, himself a photographer.

AWARD TO THE EUROPEAN FILM

RELATOS SALVAJES (WILD TALES)
Damián Szifrón  (Argentina - Spain)

A Spanish/Argentinian co-production with participation by the Spanish production company, El Deseo, premiered in the Official Selection in the last edition of Cannes Festival. The inequality, injustice and demands of the world we live in cause many people to suffer from stress or depression. Some explode. This is a film about them.

YOUTH AWARD

GüEROS
Alonso Ruizpalacios  (Mexico)

A road movie and coming of age comedy which pays homage to the French new wave, winner of Panorama's First Feature Award in Berlin Film Festival and of Best Cinematography Award and Special Jury Mention in Tribeca Festival. Since the teenager Tomás is clearly too much of a handful for his mother, she packs him off to stay with his big brother who is studying in Mexico City.Tomás has brought a cassette along with him; the tape is part of his father’s legacy and contains the music of Epigmenio Cruz. When the trio learns that their idol is in hospital fading fast and alone, they set off in their rusty heap of a car to pay their last respects to this one-time rock star.

TOKYO GOHAN FILM FESTIVAL AWARD

BUSCANDO A GASTóN (FINDING GASTON)
Patricia Perez  (Peru - USA)
Closing Night Film

A tour of Peruvian gastronomy on the heels of chef Gaston Acurio in his quest to use cuisine as a catalyst for change in his country. Stories, dreams and flavours from a country caught up day to day in the power of cuisine.

FIPRESCI AWARD

PHOENIX
Christian Petzold  (Germany)

Christian Petzold, winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin Festival in 2012 with Barbara, presents in San Sebastián's Official Selection his new film, once again starring Nina Hoss. A singer was betrayed and sent to a concentration camp. She returns with her face completely disfigured and asks a distinguished surgeon to reconstruct it in order to regain her former appearance as closely as possible. Having recovered from the operation, she sets out to find her husband, a pianist. But their reunion will not go the way she expected.  

I FEROZ ZINEMALDIA AWARD

LA ISLA MíNIMA (MARSHLAND)
Alberto Rodríguez  (Spain)

Alberto Rodríguez (Grupo 7) returns to film noir with this thriller starring Raúl Arévalo, Javier Gutiérrez and Antonio de la Torre. Two cops, ideologically miles apart, are reprimanded and sent as punishment to a remote town in the swamps to investigate the disappearance of two teenagers. There they will measure their wits against a savage killer in a community anchored to the past.

SIGNIS AWARD

EN CHANCE TIL / A SECOND CHANCE
Susanne Bier  (Denmark - Sweden)

How far are decent people willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? Director Susanne Bier (winner of the Foreign Language Film Academy Award in 2011 with Hævnen / In a Better World) and screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen have crafted another startling yet moving drama, about how easily we lose our grasp on justice, when we face the unthinkable and life as we know it is hanging by a thread. A thrilling story about real people forced into incredible circumstances.

SPECIAL MENTION

LOREAK
Jon Garaño, Jose Mari Goenaga  (Spain)

Jon Garaño and Jose Mari Goneaga compete in the Official Selection with this tale of three women, three lives changed by nothing but a few bunches of flowers. Flowers that make each one feel emotions they'd thought were long gone...

GUIPUZCOAN BLOOD-DONORS’ ASSOCIATION CORRESPONDING TO THE SOLIDARITY AWARD

TIGERS
Danis Tanovic  (India - France - UK)

A based-on-fact drama from Academy Award-winning director Danis Tanovic (No Man's Land). Devastated when he discovers the effects of the infant formula he's peddling, a young salesman takes on a multinational corporation.


SEBASTIANE AWARD

UNE NOUVELLE AMIE / THE NEW GIRLFRIEND
François Ozon  (France)

The latest film by François Ozon, winner of the Golden Shell in 2012, is the tale of two women who have been friends since childhood. The two marry and one has a baby. Shortly afterwards, the mother falls seriously ill and makes her friend promise that she will take care of the baby and her husband. When she dies, the friend decides to visit the father and the baby, but a tremendous surprise awaits her. 


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