Hungarian Film Week ends with victory for Mundruczo


    Kornél Mundruczó's Delta won the main prize for best feature film at Hungarian Film Week in a year that most critics said was dominated by Hungarian documentaries. In his acceptance speech, Mundruczó described Delta as a breakthrough for him. Offers from international festivals are rumoured to be already pouring in

    Hungarian Film Week opened on Jan. 29 and closed with the naming of the awards on Feb. 5.

    Prizes of the 39th Hungarian Film Week

    Feature Films:

    Main Prize (Golden Reel): Delta By Kornél Mundruczó

    Best Director: Elemér Ragályi for Without Mercy

    Best Genre Film (Moziverzum Prize): The Investigator by Attila Gigor

    Best Cinematography: Gergely Pohárnok for The Hourglass and Milky Way

    Special Jury Prize: Benedek Fliegauf for Milky Way

    Best First Film (Simó Sándor Prize): The Adventurers by Béla Paczolay

    Best Actress: Ági Gubik for Panic

    Best Actor: Zsolt Anger for The Investigator

    Best Screenplay: Attila Gigor for The Investigator

    Best Original Music: Félix Lajkó for Delta

    Best Producer: Dénes Szekeres for Without Mercy and The Sun Street Boys

    Best Visual Design: Balázs Hujber for Overnight

    Best Editor (Golden Scissors Prize): Zoltán Kovács for The Investigator

    Best Sound (Golden Microphone Prize): Tamás Beke for Milky Way

    Foreign Critics' Award (Gene Moskowitz Prize): Delta by Kornél Mundruczó

    People's Choice (via Internet): Panic by Attila Till

    Most Successful Hungarian Films in 2007:

    Prize of the Association of Hungarian Cinema Exhibitors: Sos Love! by Tamás Sas

    Prize of the National Radio and Television Board: Children of Glory by Krisztina Goda

    Experimental and Short Films

    Best Experimental Film: Own Death By Péter Forgács

    Category Prize: Shock by Gerő Marcell

    Best Short Feature Film: Weak Days by Ádám Császi

    Category Prize: Let's Roll by Simon Szabó

    Documentary Films

    Best Documentary: Last Bus Stop by Zsuzsa Böszörményi and Kai Salminen

    Creative Documentary Prize: I'm Von Höfler by Péter Forgács

    Best Director: Kristóf Kovács for Full of Grease

    Best Cinematography (ex-aequo):

    Tóth Zsolt and András Salamon for Rhythm of the City

    and Sándor Mohi for The Prayer

    Best Creative Documentary Cinematography: Máthé Tibor for Another Planet

    Equal Opportunities Prize: The Sinking Village by Márton Szirmai

    Schiffer Pál Prize: Missing Pages for Richárd Schuster

    Scientific Educational Documentary Films:

    Best Scientific Educational Doc: On Gentle Threads by Judit Pócs and István Rittgasser

    Best Director (ex-aequo):

    Zsolt Marcell Tórt for On the Land of Watery Plains

    and Török Zoltán for Otter Man

    Best Cinematography: József Rák for The Kiss of Green Muses