Face the night ( Cities of last things ), a feature-length film of the filmmaker malaysian Wi-ding Ho, won on Saturday the Grand prize of the 11th edition of the festival international du film policier de Beaune (Côte d’or).
Chaired by the film director Benoît Jacquot, the jury was devoted to the fifth movie and the second feature-length film of the filmmaker, 47-year-old, who tells the adventures of a man whose life will switch after three nights to go through a criminal underworld. It is on the verge of committing the unthinkable, but her past will catch up.
The jury Prize has been awarded to the film of the philippines Alpha – The right to kill , a dive in the fight against drugs in Manila where a police officer and a indic attempt to bring down an influential drug trafficker, but also to Piranha by Italian director Claudio Giovannesi. This film, based on the novel by Roberto Saviano and prize for best screenplay in Berlin, tells of the fascination of a group of teenagers for the godfathers of the Camorra in Naples.
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The Price of the special police, which the jury is composed of professionals of the law enforcement forces in france and abroad, has dedicated the film to the colombian Bird of Passage of Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra, while the price in new Blood, dedicated to young directors, has been submitted to the American S. Craig Zahler for sorting starts Across Concrete .
the critics ‘ Prize is income to the film El Reino ( The Realm ) of the Spanish director Rodrigo Sorogoyen, already award-winning to Beaune in 2017 by the Price of fresh Blood for another feature film Dios nos perdone ( That God will forgive us ).
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unmissable event for film buffs, lovers of crime fiction, the festival bourguignon, which began Wednesday, should finish Sunday in the presence of two guests of honour, directors of the German and Danish Fatih Akin and Nicolas Winding Refn.