Tue. Dec 6th, 2022

French cinema is that this yr the true winner at Seville European Movie Pageant (SEFF), as France’s manufacturing corporations are concerned within the manufacturing of the eight predominant prizes on the Seville’s occasion which wrapped on Saturday.

Alice Diop’s first fiction function Saint Omer provides Seville’s finest function award, the Golden Giraldillo to its good profession kicking off at Venice the place it took the Silver Lion award. 

The movie has additionally been nomimated for France’s prestigiousLouis Delluc prize in each finest function and finest debut classes and awarded finest movie on the Geneva Intenational Movie Pageant. 

In Seville, the movie, offered by Wild Bunch, additionally took prize for finest screenplay for Diop, Amrita David and Marie Ndiaye.

The grand jury award went ex-aequo to Lukas Dhont’s rumination of childhood friendship Shut which received a grand prix at Cannes, and João Pedro Rodrigues’ musical fantasy Will-O’-The-Wisp. Shut‘s Worldwide gross sales are dealt with by The Match Manufacturing facility and Rodrigues’ function is offered by Movies Boutique.

Italian Pietro Marcello took finest director prize for Scarlet, his third fiction function. Curiously, each administrators Diop and Marcello are filmmakers skilled within the documentarian area.

The most effective actor award went to Eden Dambrine for Shut and finest actress was awarded to each Julie Ledru for Lola Quivoron’s Rodeo and Zar Amir Ebrahimi for her work in Ali Abbasi’s Holy Spider. 

A daily collaborator of Spanish a number of Cannes award winner Oliver Laxe (Hearth Will Come),

Mauro Herce obtained the perfect cinematography award for Matadero, directed by Santiago Filloll.

The viewers awards went to UK director Georgia Oakley’s debut Blue Jean and the Dardenne brothers’ Cannes title Tori and Lokita.

Spanish movies 

As for native fare, Carlos Pardo Ros’ H took the AC/E Award for the perfect Spanish movie. The function is a documentary exploring who was hidden behind the H preliminary, the one accessible useful resource to establish a person who was killed by a bull through the bull run of San Fermín in 1969. H has been obtained heartly by reviewers. It’s the directorial debut of Pardo who can also be a producer at Dvein Movies with credit together with María Antón Cabot’s Sóc Vertical Però M’agradaria Ser Horitzontal.

Whereas attending the SEFF, Spanish filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona revealed he’s engaged on a script based mostly on Manuel Chaves Nogales’ A Sangre Y Fuego. Héroes, Bestias y Mártires de España (lliterally, ’By Hearth and Sword. Heroes, Beasts and Martyrs of Spain’), a group of 9 tales depicting the cruel struggling of the Spanish Civil Conflict. Bayona is co-writing the script alongside Agustín Díaz Yanes.

Bayona attended the Important Voices sidebar which showcased public conversations with outstanding European filmmakers, a few of them competing within the official part with their newest titles. Tis was the case of Alexandr Sokurov with Fairytale, Signe Baumane with My Love Affair With Marriage and French animation grasp Michel Ocelot who hadThe Black Pharaoh, the Savage And The Princess in competitors. 

The SEFF hosted the 2nd MERCI Seville Unbiased Movie Market, a programme operating November Sept. 11 together with screenings of European movies by Spanish distributors for native exhibitors. It was organised with the Spanish ndependent distributors affiliation ADICINE. The initiative goals primarily to attach Spanish distributors and exhibitors with European manufacturing, one other pillar within the SEFF philosophy of strengthening bridges amongst impartial European cinemas.

Adicine co-chairman Lara Pérez Camiña, alongside Enrique Costa advised Display screen attendees to the second  annual occasion have notably elevated from the earlier first version. This yr MERCI  granted an honorary  prize to veteran distributor and exhibitor Juan José Daza 

SEFF ran November 4-12.

Seville winners 2022 

Golden Giraldillo
Saint Omer (France) Dir. Alice Diop

Grand jury award (Ex aequo)
Shut (Belgium, France, Netherlands) Dir. Lukas Dhont
Will-O’-The-Wisp (Portugal, France) Dir. João Pedro Rodrigues

Finest director
Pietro Marcello, Scarlet  (France, Italy)

Finest actor
Eden Dambrine, Shut

Finest actress (ex-aequo)
Julie Ledru, Rodeo (France) and Zar Amir Ebrahimi, Holy Spider (Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden)

Finest screenplay
Alice Diop, Amrita David and Marie Ndiaye, Saint Omer

Finest modifying
Géraldine Mangenot, Different Individuals’s Youngsters (France)

Finest cinematography
Mauro Herce, Matadero (Argentina, Spain, France)


Finest movie
Aftersun (UK-US) Dir Charlotte Wells

Finest non-fictionfilm
Journey to the Solar (Portugal) Dirs: Susana de Sousa Dias and Ansgar Schaefer

Particular award
The Bride (Portugal) Dir. Sérgio Tréfaut


Finest movie
Afterwater (Germany, Spain, Serbia, South Korea) Dir. Dane Komlijen

Andulusian Panorama

Finest movie
Como Ardilla En El Agua (Spain) Dir. Mayte Gómez Molina and Mayte Molina Romero

Viewers awards

Extraordinary tales viewers award
Blue Jean (UK) Dir. Georgia Oakley

Grand viewers award, EFA Choice
Tori and Lokita (Belgium) Dir. Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne


AC/E Award –finest Spanish movie
H (Spain) Dir. Carlos Pardo Ros

Finest sirector, first or second European function
Nikola Spasicc, Christina (Serbia)

Cinephiles of the long run award
Rodeo, Lola Quivoron

Junior Europe Award
Las vacaciones de Yoko (Spain) Dir. Juanjo Elordi

ASECAN ward – Finest dilm
Siete Jereles (Spain) Pedro G. Romero and Gonzalo García-Pelayo

Ocaña Award to Freedom
Pores and skin Deep (Germany) Dir. Alex Schaad

Ladies in Focus award
Blue Jean

XV European Movie Award ‘College of Seville’, Fiction
En Recuerdo De Lupi (Spain) Dir. Silvia Mares García

XV European Movie Award, College of Seville, non-fiction
Erosión (Spain) Dir. Jesús Minchón Rodicio


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