The Main Prize of the 34th Hungarian Film Week was awarded to Peter Gothar's feature Hungarian Beauty.
The story that probes the problems of two neighbouring families in present day Budapest beat the 21 other films in competition, judged by the five-member jury chaired by Sandor Radnoti.
Three films received directorial awards, Ferenc Grunwalsky's Dancing Figure, Benedek Fliegauf's Berlinale participant Forest and Csaba Fazekas' Happy Birthday!, the last two being feature debuts. The five young directors of A Bus Came..., a series of five shorts from Gyorgy Palfi, Viktor Bodo, Ferenc Torok, Arpad Schilling and Kornel Mundruczo received a collective prize for their film.
Best photography was awarded to Tamas Sas for his work on Happy Birthday! Andor Szilagyi's script for his own directorial debut, Holocaust-drama Rose's Songs, was also awarded. Zsombor Dyga and Balazs Lovas were awarded as the best young scriptwriters for the screenplay of Bro', directed by Dyga.
Eszter Onodi was named best actress for her performance in Happy Birthday!, while Zoltan Mucsi was awarded the best actor prize for Zsolt Vegh and Zoltan Kalmanczhelyi's Libiomfi.
The foreign critics present awarded the Gene Moskowitz prize to Benedek Fliegauf for Forest. The public award went to Happy Birthday!, a bittersweet comedy about a facing the emotional difficulties of turning thirty.
Karoly Meszaros Ujj's The Rubberman received the Main Prize in the experimental and short film category, while the non-fictional jury awarded its main prize to Tamas Almasi's The End Of The Road.