Paddy Considine wins best directorial debut for Tyrannosaur.
Norwegian drama Oslo August 31st was the big winner as the 2011 Stockholm International Film Festival announced its awards Saturday night. The film won both the main prize for best film, The Bronze Horse, as well as the award for best cinematography.
Oslo August 31st, which had its world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, is about a day in the life of a young drug addict. The film is directed by Joachim Trier, who had his
breakthrough three years ago with the equally well received Reprise. The jury, which consisted of Whit Stillman, Iben Hjejle, Lisa Langsteth, Jens Assur and Sandra Harms, write in their motivation that “Oslo August 31st has clever dialogue with an underlyinmg tone of humour, breathtaking cinematography and truthful acting.”
UK actor/director Paddy Considine.won the award for best directorial debut for the hard hitting drama Tyrannosaur, the script award was won by the team behind Where Do We Go Now? and the actor awards went to Swede Yohannma Idha and Russian Sergei Boriskov. Tomas Alfredson’s hit film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spywon the award from the Fiprsci jury.
The complete list of awards:
BEST FILM: Oslo August 31st, directed by Joachim Trier.
BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUT: Tyrannosaur, directed by Paddy Considine.
BEST SCRIPT: Where Do We Go Now?. written by Nadine Labaki, Thomas
Bidegain, Jihad Hojeily, Rodney Al Haddi
BEST ACTRESS: Yohanna Idha for Certain People
BEST ACTOR: Sergei Boriskov for Twilight Portrait
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Jakob Ihre for Oslo August 31st
BEST MUSIC AWARD: Khaled Mouzannar for Where Do We Go Now?
SPECIAL MENTION: Actress Olivia Colman for Tyrannosaur
SPECIAL MENTION: Director Julia Leigh for Sleeping Beauty
BEST SHORT: Beast directed by Attila
BEST FILM SELECTED BY THE FIPRESCI JURY: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
STOCKHOLM FILM FUND AWARD: Director Lisa Aschan and producer Anna Maria
Kantarius for the upcoming The Deposit
Telia Film Award: Silver Tongues, directed by Simon Arthur
SILVER AUDIENCE AWARD: 50/50, directed by Jonathan Levine
1KM FILM AWARD: Tvillingen, directed by Gustav Danielsson
1KM FILM AWARD JURY´S SPECIAL MENTION; Glantan, directed by Peter
WINNER OF JAMESON iFESTIVAL: Little Theatres: Homage to the Minera of
Cabbage, directed by Stephanie Dudley.
STOCKHOLM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Isabelle Huppert
STOCKHOLM VISIONARY AWARD: Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu
L´OREAL PARIS RISING STAR 2011: Malin Buska