The award comes with a $70,000 (Euros 60,000) prize awarded - like all those handed out - to the film's Spanish distributor.
AustrianJorg Kalt's Crash Test Dummies won the SilverGiraldillo, while Hungary's Kornel Mundruczo took the Jury's Special Award forJohanna, both worth $35,000 (Euros 30,000).
MichaelHaneke's Hidden (Cache) took home the Eurimages prizeand its purse of $35,000 (Euros 30,000).
TheEurope Generation Award, with another $35,000 (Euros 30,000) attached, went toGermany's Anno Saul for Kebab Connection.
In theEurope Europe section, Alessandro D'Alatri's La Febbre won the Euros $35,000 (30,000) prize.
Eurodoc's$35,000 (Euros 30,000) best documentary prize went to Denmark's Soren Fauli andMikala Krogh for Min Monfars Morder.
StanislawMucha of Poland won a special mention for Reality Shock.
Thefestival, which saw a 20% rise in spectators this year, gave special tributesto French director Patrice Chereau, Hungary's Bela Tarr and Spanish-Dutchdirector Sonia Herman.
Almost a third of all films in the overall line-upwere French this year.
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