Special mention for Eran Kolirin’s Exchange; Marczak’s At The Edge of Russia wins best documentary and Tyrannosaur wins audience award.
Markus Schleinzer’s Michael won the Golden Pram for best feature film at the ninth Zagreb Film Festival (Oct 16-23).
The Austrian film about a paedophile, which had premiered in the Cannes Competition earlier this year and went on to Karlovy Vary, Sarajevo and Toronto, won among 11 first or second films by their directors. A special mention went to Eran Kolirin’s Exchange.
Polish director Michał Marczak’s At The Edge Of Russia won best documentary and Croatia’s Saša Ban received a special mention for Land Of Knowledge.
Paddy Considine’s Tyrannosaur won the audience award.
The Golden Pram for best short film went to Ilker Çatak and Johannes Duncker for their film When Namibia Was a City (Germany).
Tin Žanić’s Komba won the best film award in the Checkers programme for Croatian short student films.
The festival closed with an out-of-competition screening of David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method, presented by the film’s cinematographer Peter Suschitzky who was on the main jury.