Adam Pinner’s drama has been awarded the narrative feature competition grand jury award, the festival announced on Tuesday night.
Mike Brune stars in the eccentric story about an inventor who develops a lifelong obsession with a woman who despises him. Read Screendaily’s interview with Pinner here.
Special jury recognition for best actor went to Andre Royo for Hunter Gatherer, while the corresponding actress award went to Lily Rabe for Miss Stevens.
In the documentary feature competition the top prize went to Keith Maitland’s Tower.
The special jury recognition for portrait documentary was awarded to Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America by Matt Ornstein, and the special jury recognition for cinematography went to cinematographer Lee Daniel for his work on The Seer.
In the Short Film Grand Jury Awards, best narrative short went to How Was Your Day? by Damien O’Donnell and Dan Taberski prevailed in the documentary category with These C*cksucking Tears.
The Midnight category rewarded Simon Cartwright’s Manoman and Steve Warne won the animated strand with Glove.
SXSW will announce the audience awards on Saturday. For full details of Tuesday’s winners click here.