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Filmfestivalen 2017


AWARDS Posted on 2017-02-12 14:25:33


Best supporting actor (c indicates comedic role or film, d indicates dramatic)

Sloboda Micalovic (c) – On the Milky Road (c/d)
Bill Nighy (c) – Their finest (d)
Greta Gerwig (c) – 20th century women (c)
Nick Offerman (c) – The Founder (c/d)
Hanna Alström (d) – Sameblod (d)
Best leading actor
Natalie Portman (d) – Jackie (d)
Garance Marillier (d) – Raw (d)
Anette Bening (c) – 20th century women (c)
Ben Mendelsohn (d) – Una (d)
Florence Pugh (d) – Lady Macbeth (d)
Best ensemble
20th Century women
On the Milky road
Their Finest
The Founder
Best director
Emir Kusturica – On the Milky Road
Lone Scherfig – Their finest
Mike Mills – 20th century women
William Oldroyd – Lady Macbeth
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne – La fille inconnue
Best film
On the Milky Road
Their Finest
Lady Macbeth
The Founder
The winners will be presented further down
OK, so who won? Well:
Best director: Mike Mills 20th century women
Best lead: Florence Pugh Lady Macbeth
Best supporting: Sloboda Micalovic Under the Milky Road
Best ensemble: 20th century women
Best film: Their Finest

And that’s all folks.

Film. Filmfilmfilm.

…this year’s

AWARDS Posted on 2017-02-12 14:21:51

As per tradition, or an old charter, or something, I thought it’s worth mentioning this year’s….

….animated: La tortue rouge
….cinema: Draken (thanks to the staff, the screen, the theatre, the sound system, the chairs….)
….low-point: Anisoara
….shortage: Documentaries
….short subject Studio 5, by Axel Danielson, Maximilien Van Aertryck
….best seat: In the middle of the row by the fourth lamp, Draken
….should be caught at the cinema: Loving
….cinematography: Ping Bin Lee, Éternité
….future promise: Lene Cecilia Sparrok
….reading: The Programme and Before they are hanged by Joe Abercrombie
….most uneven: King of the Belgians
….set/production design: Lady Macbeth
….theme: Blood
….aging: Audrey Tautou, in both L’Oddysse and Éternité
….vignette film: Animated/silhouette bird that gets shot by two archer rabbits. Pretty pointless.
….weather: Cold and dry, then cold and damp.
….screenplay: Gaby Chiappe – Their finest
….villain: Timothy Spall
….music: 20th Century women
….Bechdel spread: 24% pass
….most frequent actor: Audrey Tautou, Billy Crudup, Richard E Grant and Greta Gerwig all appeared in at least two films each, but Tautou had a greater part in hers
….transport: Walking boots
….Lost item: My mini e-book reader, destroyed by a leaky water bottle
….Lost, and retrieved, item: My big e-book reader, cleverly hidden in a regular book, lost and found at Capitol
….Skarsgård: No Skarsgård to be found. Not in the films, not at the galas, not in the audience.