The Drama "synonyms" about a young Israeli has won at the Berlinale, surprisingly, the Golden bear. Director Nadav Lapid tells the story of a man who would like to be in Paris with his Israeli roots. The winner of the main prize of the jury President Juliette Binoche announced on Saturday evening in Berlin.
The Silver bear for best Director went with the 69. International film festival of the German Angela Schanelec. The 57-Year-old tells, "I was at home, but" of it, like a mother with the death of your partner handles it. But it is also a Film about the art itself.
The Drama of the "systems busters" of the German Director Nora Fingscheidt received the Alfred-Bauer-prize. For a game to film will be honored, the "new perspectives". The Film is about a violent girl who is pushed from one accommodation to the next, and the youth welfare system to its limits. The Berlinale alongside Cannes and Venice to the most important film festivals in the world. It is the first Time that a Director from Israel, wins the Golden bear.
based on your own biography
"synonyms" are from the boys, Yoav (Tom Mercier) from Tel Aviv, wants to leave his past behind. He moves to Paris and learns how wild the French, because he wants to speak no Hebrew. The story is inspired by Nadav Lapids own biography.
Lapid was born in 1975 in Tel Aviv, moved back to his military service, to Paris and back. "I think the issues of concern to people everywhere in the world: How far do we separate ourselves from our identity and a new can develop," said Lapid about his Film. The French-Israeli-German co-production was the critics, not necessarily as a favorite.
award for abuse movie
The Grand prize of the Jury, French Director François Ozon's repeated on Saturday night with "Grâce à Dieu" over abuse in the Catholic Church. As the best performer of the Chinese Yong Mei and Wang Jingchun were excellent: they play in "So Long, My Son" a couple whose fate is accompanied for more than 30 years.
The Silver bear for best script goes to a Team led by the author and mafia critic Roberto Saviano. The Italians presented at the Berlinale the Film "piranha", which tells the story of a youth gang in Naples, the slips in the drug business. Was stealing also honored the cinematographer Rasmus Videbæk for "outstanding artistic performance" in the Scandinavian Film "horses".
Of "the movie hero"
The Berlinale this year, for the last Time Dieter Kosslick directed. State Minister for culture Monika Grütters praised Kosslick as "true action heroes". He had positioned the Berlinale is always on the fronts of the major controversial debates of our time. Under Kosslick had developed the Berlinale, the largest audience festival.
Around 400 movies were this year on the program. According to Kosslick, a double top is taking the lead: New artistic Director of the Berlinale, the Italian Carlo Chatrian, he is Mariette Rissenbeek as a managing Director. (nlu/sda)
Created: 16.02.2019, 20:52 PM