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Venice 2008: France š ž s L’Apprenti scoops Best Film at Critics Week

By Editorial Team • Published on September 5, 2008

France’s L’Apprenti scoops Best Film The 23 rd International Critics’ Week jury – composed of international critics Bruno Fornara, Deborah Young and Elisabeth Lequeret – have awarded Best Film to Samuel Collardey‘s L’apprenti (“The Apprentice”).

The jury cited the following reasons for their decision: “The sincerity and subtlety with which the director combines documentary and narrative invention to reveal the truth about a simple and, at the same time, profound life.”

The prize – which will be presented at tomorrow’s collateral awards ceremony – is worth ¡ 3000, to be given to the film’s director.

source: www.cineuropa.org

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