French production Peau D'Homme, Coeur De Bete (Skin Of A Man, Heart Of A Beast), directed by Helene Angel, picked up the Don Quixote Award at this year's Tromso International Film Festival (Jan 18-23).The award was founded by the international union of film clubs (FICC).

Hungarian feature Simon Magus (Simon The Magician), directed by Ildiko Enyedi, picked up the Aurora Award, presented by the Norwegian Film Institute. The award consists of a cheque of NKr100,000 ($15,000) and is presented to the director and Norwegian distributor of the winning film.

The festival's Audience Award was presented to Frederic Fonteyne, director of the Belgian-French production Une Liaison Pornographic (A Pornographic Affair).