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Romanian film wins Golden Bear at Berlinale

By NewsDesk • Published on February 17, 2013
Still from Child's Pose

Still from Child’s Pose

Child’s Pose by Romanian director C?lin Peter Netzer won the Golden Bear at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival which concluded on Saturday. The film portrays a mother consumed by self-love in a struggle to save her lost son.

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker by Danis Tanovi? won the Silver Bear while the award for Best Director went to David Gordon Green for Prince Avalanche.

British filmmaker Kim Longinotto’s India-based documentary Salma bagged the second place in Panorama Audience awards at Berlinale (Read here).

List of Awards:

GOLDEN BEAR for the Best Film
Pozi?ia Copilului
Child’s Pose
by C?lin Peter Netzer

JURY GRAND PRIX (Silver Bear)
Epizoda u životu bera?a željeza
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker
by Danis Tanovi?

ALFRED BAUER PRIZE (Silver Bear) – in memory of the Festival Founder –for a feature film that opens new perspectives
Vic+Flo ont vu un ours
Vic+Flo Saw a Bear
by Denis Côté

AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR (Silver Bear)
David Gordon Green for
Prince Avalanche (Prince Avalanche)

AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS (Silver Bear)
Paulina García in
Gloria (Gloria) by Sebastián Lelio

AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR (Silver Bear)
Nazif Muji? in
Epizoda u životu bera?a željeza (An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker) by Danis Tanovi?

AWARD FOR BEST SCRIPT (Silver Bear)
Jafar Panahi for
Pardé (Closed Curtain) by Jafar Panahi, Kamboziya Partovi

AWARD FOR AN OUTSTANDINGARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION IN THE CATEGORIES CAMERA, EDITING,
MUSIC SCORE, COSTUME DESIGN OR SET DESIGN (Silver Bear)

Aziz Zhambakiyev for the camera in
Uroki Garmonii (Harmony Lessons) by Emir Baigazin

SPECIAL MENTION
Promised Land
by Gus Van Sant

SPECIAL MENTION
Layla Fourie
by Pia Marais

BEST FIRST FEATURE AWARD, endowed with 50,000 Euros, funded by GWFF
The Rocket
by Kim Mordaunt

SPECIAL MENTION
A batalha de Tabatô
The Battle of Tabatô
by João Viana

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