Cannes competitor Life Is A Miracle, set in Bosniaand directed, co-produced and co-written by Emir Kusturica, was the mostpopular feature at this month's Melbourne International Film Festival.

Runner up in the vote by audiences was The Life And DeathOf Peter Sellers, directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring festival patronGeoffrey Rush in the title role. Both films were in the international panoramasection.

A record number of sell-out sessions proved that audiencesappreciate seeing documentaries on the big screen.

The full list is as follows:

10 Most Popular Feature Films

1. Life Is A Miracle - Emir Kusturica (Serbia andMontenegro)

2. The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers - StephenHopkins (USA/UK)

3. Exiles - Tony Gatlif (France)

4. Head-On - Fatih Atkin (Germany)

5. Zatoichi - Kitano Takeshi (Japan)

6. Old Boy - Park Chan-wook (Sth Korea)

7. I'm Not Scared - Gabriele Salvatores (Italy)

8. Last Life In The Universe - Pen-ek Ratanaruang(Thailand)

9. Maria Full Of Grace - Joshua Marston (US/Columbia)

10. Ae Fond Kiss - Ken Loach (UK/Spain/Germany/Italy)

10 Most Popular Documentaries

1. Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster - Joe Berlingerand Bruce Sinofsky (US)

2. The Corporation - Mark Achbar & JenniferAbbott (US)

3. Fallen Angel: Gram Parsons - Gandulf Hennig(Germany/UK)

4. Control Room - Jehane Noujaim (US/Egypt)

5. The Five Obstructions - Jorgen Leth & Lars vonTrier (Denmark)

6. The Boy Who Plays On The Buddhas Of Bamiyan - PhilGrabsky (UK/Afghanistan)

7. The Story Of The Weeping Camel - Luigi Falorni& Byamasuren Davaa (Germany)

8. The Yes Men - Dan Ollman, Sarah Price & ChrisSmith (US)

9. End Of The Century: The Story Of The Ramones - JimFields and Michael Gramaglia (US)

10. Tibet: Cry Of The Snow Lion - Tom Peosay (US)