The ski season is officially open. Not need to be amateur of slips to find out. Moviegoers also noted in their agenda. They are inaugurating for the past nine years during the traditional international film festival european les Arcs. Friday night, it is the drama French Claire Burger This is love who has won the Arrow of crystal of the 10th edition of the event to savoy, have announced the organizers in a press release.

The feature-length film tells the story of Mario, alone with his two daughters since his wife is part. Mario is played by Bouli Lanners, which won the prix d’interprétation masculine. Claire Burger had already been rewarded at Cannes for the caméra d’or for best first film, to Party Girl , which she had co-directed with Marie Amachoukeli and Samuel Theis. The jury was chaired this year by the Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund, winner of the Palme d’or at Cannes in 2017 with The Square .

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The other big winner of this 10th edition is Marios Piperides, which won the audience Award for his first feature film, Smuggling Hendrix , narrating the adventures of a man searching for his dog in Nicosia, the last divided capital in the world.

In 2017, this is Lean on Pete , a social drama of the Uk’s Andrew Haigh, who had collected the votes of the jury and its lead actor Charlie Plummer, the male interpretation Award.

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Launched in 2009 with the ambition to play the fragile partition of the independent cinema in europe, the festival of the Bows has earned a reputation as a catalyst for projects through the organization of events to the attention of the professionals of the 7th Art.