Icelandic drama “Of Horses and Men” wins big at Brussels Film Fest

Icelandic drama “Of Horses and Men” wins big at Brussels Film Fest

PanARMENIAN.Net - Nordic cinema won big at Brussels Film Festival with Benedikt Erlingsson’s Icelandic drama “Of Horses and Men” snatching up best film and Swedish artist-turned-filmmaker Anna Odell’s directorial debut, “The Reunion” nabbing best directorial debut. Another Nordic talent, the Norwegian up-and-comer Iram Haq nabbed the script nod for “I Am Yours”, Variety said.

“Of Horses and Men” received the Golden Iris Award for best film.

“The Reunion,” meanwhile, won the White Iris Award. Pic also won the Fedex Cinephile prize, which is given by four young cinema lovers, and the TV Prize of Best Film from broadcaster RTBF.

Richard Ayoade’s British pic “The Double” won the Audience Award Euromillions.

Spanish helmer Alfonso Zarauza’s “Aces” took home the jury award.

The cinematography kudo went to Dick Tuinder for “Farewell to the Moon.” Pic also earned the Prime TV Prize for best film.

Andreas Prochaska’s “The Dark Valley” grabbed the BeTV Prize for best film.

“Vis-a-vis,” from Croatia’s Nevio Marasovic won the Cineuropa Award.

 Top stories
The archeology team from Istanbul University has been carrying out excavations to unearth artefacts from the Urartian Kingdom.
The visit is a first to the country for both and O’Brien’s broadcast will be the first by a host of an American late-night show from the nation.
Some of the many artists on exhibit include Kevork Mourad and three generations of Elibekian family painters.
Survival Pictures had announced earlier that Issac will be joined by Academy Award winner Christian Bale as the leads.
Partner news