20th Warsaw International Film Festival closed on Monday,October 18, with the premiere of the French film Comme Une Image by Agnes Jaoui.
Featuring 110 films from 38 countries, the 2004 editionrecorded an audience total of more than 73,000.
Fourteen films screened in competition, evaluated by a Jurycomprising Fridrik Thor Fridriksson (chair), Mirjam Kubescha, Emily Young,Radivoje Andric and Lukasz Barczyk.
Grand Prix NESCAFE: BeautifulCity (Shahre Ziba), by Asghar Farhadi, Iran
HBO Award for The Best Script: TheWedding (Wesele), written and directed by Wojtek Smarzowski, Poland
Special Mention: The Gift (Il Dono),by Michelangelo Frammartino, Italy
Audience Award: Control (Kontroll), by Nimrod Antal, Hungary.