Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Stockholm and Mannheim-Heidelberg festival news

The Belgo-French production “Innocence” by French writer/director Lucile Hadzihalilovic won the award for best film at the 15th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival. French partners Jean-Pierre Bacri and Agn├Ęs Jaoui received the award for best script for the sharp and funny “Comme une image/Look at Me”.

Norwegian filmmaker Mona J. Hoel's comedy “Chlorox, Ammonia and Coffee (Salto, Salmiakk Og Kaffe!)” won the main award at this year's International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg (18-27 November). The International Jury gave its Special Award to: David Lanzmann's “Doo Wop”, Annette Sjursen's “My Jealous Barber (Min Misunnelige Frisor)” and Nathaniel Geary's “On The Corner”.

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