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Festivals: Antalya splits best film prize

Festivals 2009-10-21
Two films shared the Antalya Golden Orange film festival's best national film award, Bornova Bornova directed by İnan Temelkuran and Kosmos directed by Reha Erdem.

Bulgaria's Eastern Plays directed by Kamen Kalev won the Young Jury Award. The international jury was chaired by Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi.

Complete list of winners:

National Film Competition:

* Best Films: "Bornova Bornova" and "Kosmos"

* Best Debut: "On the Way to School"

* Best Director: Reha Erdem for "Kosmos"

* Best Screenplay: Onur Ünlü for "Five Cities"

* Best Director of Cinematography: Florent Harry for "Kosmos"

* Best Music: Mehmet Erdem-Özgür Akgül for "Piano Girl"

* Best Actress: Nergis Öztürk in "Envy"

* Best Actor: Öner Erkan in "Bornova Bornova"

* Best Supporting Actress: Damla Sönmez in "Bornova Bornova"

* Best Supporting Actor: Volga Sorgu in "Black Dogs Barking"

* Best Art Director: Zeynep Koloğlu for "The Master"

* Behlül Dal Special Jury Award: Bahadır Karataş ("The Master"), Emre Şahin ("40"), Evrim Alataş ("Min Dit"), Tansu Biçer ("Five Cities")

* Dr. Avni Tolunay Jury Special Award: "Kosmos"

National Short Film Competition:

* Best Short Film: "Kısır Döngü"

National Documentary Competition:

* Best Documentaries: "They were 100 Thousand" by Metin Kaya and "Me and Nuri Bala" by Melisa Önel

* Best First Documentary: "The Visitors" by Melis Birder and "Prison No. 5" by Çayan Demirel

International Film Competition:

* Best Film: "Paper Soldier"

* Best Director: Georgi Ovashvilli for "The Other Bank"

* Best Actor: Tedo Bechauri in "The Other Bank"

The Cinema Critics Association, or SİYAD Jury Award:

* Best National Film: "Bornova Bornova"

* Best International Film: "The Other Bank"

Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema, or NETPAC Jury Award:

* Best Film: "Thirst"

City Council Audience Award:

* Best National Film: "Love in Another Language"

Young Jury Award:

* Best International Film: "Eastern Plays"

Last modified on 2009-11-29