Iranian drama Turtles CanFly was the most popular featurefilm at the 54th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), organisersannounced today.
Its director Bahman Ghobadiwas a guest at Australia's most prestigious film festival, which wrapped lastweek.
The homegrown drama LookBoth Ways, which was directed bySarah Watts and opens theatrically on Thursday, was voted the second mostpopular film by audiences, and third was Kung Fu Hustle from Stephen Chow.
Topping the documentary pollwas Don Letts' Punk: Attitude.
Most popular features
1. Turtles Can Fly, director Bahman Ghobadi (Iran)
2. Look Both Ways, Sarah Watt(Australia)
3. Kung Fu Hustle, Stephen Chow (Hong Kong/China)
4. The Child, Jean-PierreDardenne (Belgium/France)
5. Me And You And Everyone We Know,Miranda July (US)
6. Hidden, Michael Haneke(France/Austria/Germany/Italy)
7. Wolf Creek, Greg McLean(Australia)
8. 3 - Iron, Kim Ki-duk (SthKorea)
9. Howl's Moving Castle, HayaoMiyazaki (Japan)
10. Mysterious Skin, Gregg Araki(US)
Most popular documentaries
1. Punk: Attitude, dir Don Letts(UK)
2. Rash, Nicholas Hansen(Australia)
3. Shake Hands With The Devil: The Journey Of Romeo Dallaire, Peter Raymont (Canada)
4. Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room, Alex Gibney (US)
5. Girl In A Mirror, KathyDrayton (Australia)
6. The Devil and Daniel Johnston,Jeff Feuerzeig (US)
7. Regular Or Super -- Views On Mies Van Der Rohe, Joseph Hillel, Patrick Demers (Canada)
8. Ballets Russes, DaynaGoldfine, Dan Geller (US)
9. A State of Mind, Daniel Gordon(UK/North Korea)
10. Lomax The Songhunter, RogierKappers (The Netherlands)