The film is an Argentine, Spanish, French co-production. The SACD award went to Les Meduses , a French-Israeli co-production from directors Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen.
Both films, handled by Pyramide International, also won further prizes in Critics Week. The former took the Association of Independent Cinema Distribution award while the latter was given the Young Critics award.
In the Fortnight, Anton Corbijn's Control , about Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, was given top honors while Garage by Ireland's Lenny Abrahamson took the Art et Essai award.
Control also walked away with the Regards Jeunes prize and the Label Europa Cinema prize which is awarded to the best European film in the selection.
Both Control and Jan Bonny's German film Counterparts were given special mentions in the Art et Essai category.
Control is handled by Becker Films International, Counterparts by Wide Management and Garage by MK2.