04-02-2009

Hungarian Film Week announces winners

The 40th edition of the Hungarian Film Week awarded its main prize, the Golden Reel, to Lost Times directed by Aron Matyassy.

Other big winners were A Kind of America 2 directed by Gabor Herenci, which took the prize for Best Genre Film, and Chameleon directed by Krisztina Goda, which won the People's Choice Award.

A complete list of prize winners follows:

Prizes of the 40th Hungarian Film Week

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Feature Films:

Main Prize "Golden Reel": LOST TIMES by ÁRON MÁTYÁSSY

Best Genre Film: A KIND OF AMERICA 2 by GÁBOR HERENDI

Best Director: PÉTER GÁRDOS for PRANK

Best Cinematography: MÁTÉ TÓTH WIDAMON for 1

Best First Film "Simó Sándor Prize" (ex-aequo):

INTIMATE HEADSHOT by PÉTER SZAJKI and PAPER PLANES by SIMON SZABÓ

Best Actress: JÚLIA UBRANKOVICS for VIRTUALLY A VIRGIN

Best Actor: ANDOR LUKÁTS for PRÍMA PRIMAVERA & FLUKE

Best Screenplay: BÁLINT HEGEDŰS for FLUKE

Best Original Music: ALBERT MÁRKOS & VERONIKA HARCSA for LOST TIMES

Best Producer: ATTILA CSÁKY for PAPER PLANES & 1

Best Visual Design: FRUZSINA LÁNYI, PATER SPARROW & JUDIT VARGA for 1

Best Editor "Golden Scissors Prize": WANDA KISS for 1

Best Sound "Golden Microphone Prize":

CSABA MAJOR for FLUKE, A KIND OF AMERICA 2 & PINPRICK

The Gene Moskowitz Prize awarded by the foreign critics:

FATHER'S ACRE by VIKTOR OSZKÁR NAGY

People's Choice via Internet: CHAMELEON by KRISZTINA GODA

Prize of the Association of Hungarian Cinema Exhibitors (ex aequo):

CAT CITY 2 by BÉLA TERNOVSZKY and 9 ½ DATES by TAMÁS SAS

TV Films:

Best TV Film: THE POSSIBILITY OF MAKING FRIENDS by GÁBOR FERENCZI

Best Director: CRASH by FERENC TÖRÖK

Best Actress: MARI TÖRŐCSIK for LITERATURE

Short Films:

Best Short Film (ex-aequo): ALENA'S JOURNEY by KÁROLY UJJ MÉSZÁROS and

COLD GROW by MIHÁLY SCHWECHTJE

Best Writer / Director: ANIKÓ MÁRIA NAGY for MIDGETS

Category Prize: MAMA by GÉZA M. TÓTH

Documentary Films:

Best Documentary (ex-aequo): TILE MAIL by GERGŐ SOMOGYVÁRI & JUDIT FESZT and

HICK-TOWN SPY by GÁBOR ZSIGMOND PAPP

Best Director (ex-aequo): JÁNOS DOMOKOS for "YOU ARE NOT ALONE" and

GYÖRGY PÁLOS for WHO ARE YOU TO KNOW WHO I AM!

Best Cinematography (ex-aequo):

GERGŐ SOMOGYVÁRI for TILE MAIL and GYULA KŐSZEGI for THE THREE SISTERS

Schiffer Pál Prize: ESZTER HAJDÚ for THE FIDESZ JEW, THE MOTHER WITH NO SENSE OF NATION AND MEDIATION

Special Mention: TINY JOYS by IBOLYA BÁLINT and THE INTERN by ANDRÁS S.TAKÁCS

Scientific Educational Documentary Films:

Best Scientific Educational Documentary (ex-aequo):

DECOMPOSING PAST, MOULDERING FUTURE? by ÁGOSTON KOLLÁNYI and

PANNONIAN DESERT by SZABOLCS MOSONYI

Best Director: CSABA SZEKERES for SMART NODES

Last modified on 17-02-2009