The fourth edition of theInternational Cinema and Literature Forum wrapped up Sunday night in Monacowith producer Alain Goldman picking up his second producing award in twostraight years at the event.
Last year,Goldman was named producer of the year and this year took home a statue for hishand in L'Enquete Corse which starred Christian Clavier and Jean Reno.
The Monte Carloforum is France's only event which honours the adaptation writer while alsorunning a concurrent book market.
This yearexecutives from the US and other European countries traveled to the affair tomix with writers like Douglas Kennedy and Jean-Christophe Grange as well asactors Jean Reno and Josiane Balasko. Director John McTiernan was also in townto give a film lesson.
Other awardshanded out included one for best adaptable book which went to Le Soleil DesScorta by Laurent Gaude, best screen adaptation went to Un Fil A LaPatte directed by Michel Delville from the stage play by Georges Feydeau.
A prize for themost adaptable comic strip went to Mariee Par Consequence created byMark Kalesniko. Best actor and best screenwriter nods went to French actressAnna Mouglalils (En Attendant Le Deluge) and the American Peter Illif (PatriotGames, Under Suspicion) for his screenwriting career.