Tunisian-born filmmaker's Karim Dridi's Khamsa was named Best Film at this year's International Eurasia Film Festival at the Turkish resort of Antalya.
The International Jury, under president Paul Verhoeven, named Japan's Hirokazu Koreeda Best Director for his family drama Still Walking (Aruitemo Aruitemo).
Prizes by other juries included the Siyad Award for Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Three Monkeys, the Netpac Award for Özcan Alper's Autumn, and the Critics' Award to Dervis Zaim's Dot (Nokta).
At the parallel Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival dedicated to Turkish cinema, Ben Hopkins' The Market - A Tale Of Trade and Dervis Zaim's Dot were this year's big winners with four prizes apiece in the national feature film competition.
Hopkins tale about an inventive small-time market trader in a provincial town in Eastern Turkey picked up the awards for best film, best screenplay, best actor, and best costume design. Zaim's story of crime and punishment received the jury's special award as well as prizes in the categories of direction, music, sound design and mixing.
Other awards included the Best Newcomer Award for Aydin Bulut's Children of the Other Side and actress prizes for Nurgül Yesilcay (Conscience) and Övül Avkiran (Pandora's Box).
Honorary awards were handed out to Kevin Spacey, Paul Verhoeven, Maximilian Schell, Zbigniew Preisner and Michael York. In a similar vein, Eurasia's Contribution to Cinema and Art Awards were presented to the attending stars Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Adrien Brody, and Fortissimo Films' co-founder Michael J Werner.