FNE at MIFF 2012: MIFF 2012 Prize Winners


    MOSCOW: The 34 Moscow International Film Festival (21-30 June 2012) ended with the British film Junkhearts directed by Tinge Krishnan winning the Golden George for Best Film and an honourary Life Time Achievement award for festival guest Catherine Deneuve which was presented by the new Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky.

    While films from Central and Eastern Europe made up a substantial portion of the entries in the two main competitions with seven films from Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, Georgia and Finland, the filmmakers from the region went home empty handed as they failed to score any prizes although a number of the films garnered praise from local critics.


    Main Prize Golden George for the best film:

    Junkhearts dir. Tinge Krishnan , UK

    Special Jury Prize Silver George

    Fecha De Caducidad dir. Kenya Marquez, Mexico

    Silver George for the best director:

    ANDREY PROSHKIN The Horde, Russia

    Silver George for the best actor:

    EDDIE MARSHAN Junkhearts, UK

    Silver George for the best actress:

    ROZA HAIRULLINA The Horde, Russia

    Silver George for the best film of the "Perspectives" competition:

    The Wreckers dir D.R.HOOD,UK

    Silver George for the best film of the documentary competition:

    Searching For Sugarman dir. Malik Bendjelloul, Sweden, UK

    Prize for the best film of Short Films Competition

    The Centrifuge Brain Project dir.Till Nowak, Germany

    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: CATHERINE DENEUVE (France)