FNE at Slovenian Film Festival 2012: Prix Winners

By FNE Staff
    FNE at Slovenian Film Festival 2012: Prix Winners Thanks for Sunderland, director Slobodan Maksimovic

    POTOROZ: Thanks for Sunderland (www.rtvslo.si), the debut film from Sarajevo born Slovenian director Slobodan Maksimovic, won the best film prize at the 15th Festival of Slovenian Films which concluded on 30 September 2012 in the Adriatic coastal resort of Potoroz.

    Metod Pevec was named best director for Practicing Embrace (www.emotionfilm.si). The award for best screenplay went to Matevž Luzar for the Slovenian-Croatian-Czech coproduction Good to Go (www.paktmedia.com), a debut film which Luzar also directed. Practicing Embrace took the best actress prize for Jana Zupančič and a best actor award for Uroš Fürst, a prize that was also given to Thanks for Sunderland actor Grega Bakovič.

    Good to Go received six awards, Thanks for Sunderland took a total of four awards and Practicing Embrace received three awards.