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2004 Karlovy Vary Film Festival Diaries
Diary 7: The Awards

by Henri Béhar


Grand Prix-Crystal Globe (US $ 20 000) -- CERTI BAMBINI ("A Children's Story"), directed by Andrea Frazzi & Antonio Frazzi (Italy)

Special Jury Prize - TU ("Here"), by Zrinko Ogresta (Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina)

Best Director - XAVIER BERMUDEZ, for León y Olvido ("León and Olvido"), Spain

Best Actress (tie) - KAREN-LISE MYNSTER, for Aftermath, directed by Paprika Steen, Denmark; and MARTA LARRALDE, for Leon y Olvido

Best Actor - MAX RIEMELT, for Napola, directed by Dennis Gansel, Germany


BEST DOCUMENTARY -- Wedding of Silence, by Pavel Medvedev, Russia


AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION TO WORLD CINEMA: Harvey Keitel, actor, USA; Miroslav Ondrícek, cinematographer, Czech Republic; Roman Polanski, director, France-Poland

PRIZE OF THE TOWN KARLOVY VARY: Jacqueline Bisset, actor, USA


PRÁVO AUDIENCE AWARD -- Die Geschichte vom weinenden Kamel ("The Story of the Weeping Camel") directed by Byambasuren Davaa & Luigi Falorni, Germany, Mongolia

THE PHILIP MORRIS FILM AWARD - Svjedoci ("The Witnesses"), by Vinko Bresan, Croatia

AWARD OF INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICS (FIPRESCI) -- Moj svodnyj brat Frankenstein ("My Step-Brother Frankenstein"), directed by Valery Todorovsky, Russia

THE DON QUIJOTE PRIZE (FICC - International Federation of Film Societies) -- Kenar-e Roodkhane ("The Riverside"), directed by Ali-Reza Amini, Iran

THE ECUMENICAL JURY AWARD - Cavedweller, directed by Lisa Cholodenko, USA

CZECH TELEVISION AWARD - INDEPENDENT CAMERA - Dandelion, directed by Mark Milgard, USA

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