AWARDS OF THE INTERNATIONAL JURY
FOR THE MONTREAL IRIS

The Jury: Claude Lelouch, chairman (France), Felipe Cazals (Mexico), Chang Chen (Taiwan, China), Anna Galiena (Italy), Marcel Jean (Canada), Eberhard Junkersdorf (Germany) et Eva Zaoralová (Czech Republic), awards the following prizes:

FEATURE FILMS

The Golden Iris of Montreal, Grand Prize of the Festival

L’audition
by Luc PICARD
(Canada)

 

The Silver Iris, Grand Prize of the Jury

Josh’s Trees
by Peter ENTELL
(Switzerland)

 

The Silver Iris for Best Director

Hiroshi ISHIKAWA
for Su-ki-da
(Japan)

 

The Silver Iris for Best Actress

Angela BARALDI
in Quo vadis, Baby
by Gabriele SALVATORES
(Italy)

 

The Silver Iris for Best Actor

PARK Ji-Bin
in Ahnnyeong Hyeong-An (Little brother)
by LIM Tay-hyung
(South Korea)

 

The Silver Iris for Best Screenplay

Enrique CORTÉS & Eduardo RASPO
forTatuado (Tattooed)
by Eduardo RASPO
(Argentina)

 

PRIZE OF THE JURY FOR THE IRIS OF TOMORROW
for best first or second films

The Jury, Yonfan, president (Hong Kong, China), Francine Laurendeau (Canada), Alex Bowen (Chile), makes the following statement:

"A director who is beginning his or her career should, in our opinion, demonstrate certain qualities – in particular those of sincerity, integrity and originality. We found ample evidence of these in all the films that were submitted to us. But a choice had to be made."

The Jury awards the following prize and mentions:

Iris of Tomorrow

Polumgla
by Artem ANTONOV
(Russia)

"For the sensitivity and efficiency, without resorting to pathos or gore, with which the
film is able to evoke the cruelties of war."

 

Jury Special Mention

Ça m’est égal si demain n’arrive pas
(I Don’t Care if Tomorrow Never Comes)
by Guillaume MALANDRIN
(Belgium)

"For the authenticity with which the film was able to capture the taciturn essence of ordinary people."

 

Jury Special Mention

Ordinary Man
by Vincent LANNOO
(Belgium)

"For the original and witty way it expresses black humour."

 

SHORT FILMS

Golden Iris of Montreal – Best Short Film
including a $5000 prize offered by Loto-Québec

Undressing my Mother
by Ken WARDROP
(Ireland)

 

Silver Iris of Montreal – Short Film Jury Prize
including a $5000 prize offered by Studio Ex-Centris

The Raftman’s Razor
by Keith BEARDEN
(United States)

 


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  • An interim edition, a valuable learning experience
  • Awards of the International Jury for the Iris of Montreal
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