Crimson Gold, Distant take top prizes at Chicago
Jafar Panahi's CrimsonGold from Iran won the Gold Hugo atthe Chicago International Film Festival on Saturday, while Nuri Bilge Ceylan'sTurkish film Distant took theSilver Hugo and Special Jury Prize.CrimsonGold was cited for "its compellingportrait of a man inexorably destroyed by social pressures" while Distant was cited for "its intense and elegant depiction ofoverwhelming loneliness."
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