Sunday, 8 December 2013

HAN GONG JU WINS MARRAKECH'S TOP PRIZE


A star-studded jury at the 2013 Marrakech International Film Festival has handed its awards out. The festival's grand prize is the Golden Star, and it has gone to Lee Su Jin's Han Gong Ju. Martin Scorsese headed up the jury, which also featured Fatih Akin, Patricia Clarkson, Marion Cotillard, Amat Escalante, Golshifteh Farahani, Anurag Kashyap, Narjiss Nejjar, Park Chan Wook and Paolo Sorrentino.

Golden Star
Han Gong Ju (Lee Su Jin)

Jury Prize
Blue Ruin (Jeremy Saulnier)
The Swimming Pool (Carlos Machado Quintela)

Best Directing
Medeas (Andrea Pallaoro)

Best Performance by an Actor
Slimane Dazi and Didier Machon (Fevers)

Best Performance by an Actress
Alicia Vikander (Hotell)

Cinecoles Prize
Bad (Alaa Akaaboune and Ayoub Lahnoud)