Cannes prize-winners Distant (Uzak) and Reconstruction will take home the top FIPRESCI prizes from next month's Donostia-San Sebastian International Film Festival (Sept 18-27).

Cannes grand jury and best actor prize-winner Distant, from Turkey's Nuri Bilge Ceylan, was selected best film, while Denmark's Christoffer Boe was chosen for the best director prize for Reconstruction, which took home the Camera d'Or and Youth awards from Cannes.

Both directors are expected to travel to San Sebastian to receive their prizes at the inaugural gala on September 18.

Chosen from among all international releases between August 2002 and July 2003 by 160 voting members of FIPRESCI, the films will form part of the Festivals' Top showcase of previously screened festival hits in San Sebastian's Zabaltegi sidebar, where they will also compete for the Audience Award.