LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL

1103811_locarno_imageGolden Leopard
SHE, A CHINESE by Xiaolu GUO, United Kingdom/Germany/France

Special Jury Prize
BUBEN.BARABAN by Alexei Mizgirev, Russia

Best Director
BUBEN.BARABAN by Alexei Mizgirev, Russia

Leopard for Best Actress
Lotte Verbeek in NOTHING PERSONAL by Urszula Antoniak, Netherlands/Ireland

Leopard for Best Actor
Antonis Kafetzopoulos in AKADIMIA PLATONOS by Filippos Tsitos, Greece/Germany

Golden Leopard – Filmmakers of the Present Competition City of Locarno
THE ANCHORAGE by C.W. Winter and Anderson Edstöm, United States/Sweden

CinéCinéma Special Jury Prize / Filmmakers of the Present Competition
PIOMBO FUSO by Stefano Savona, Italy

Leopard for the Best First Feature
NOTHING PERSONAL by Urszula Antoniak, Netherlands/Ireland

Short films

Golden Leopard – SRG SSR idée suisse Prize for the International Leopard of Tomorrow Competition
BELIEVE by Paul Wright, United Kingdom (Scotland)

Silver Leopard – Kodak Prize for the International Leopard of Tomorrow
VARIACIOK by Krisztina Esztergályos, Hungary

Golden Leopard – George Foundation Prize for the Leopards of Tomorrow National Competition
LAS PELOTAS by Chris Niemeyer, Switzerland

Silver Leopard – Kodak Prize for the Leopards of Tomorrow National Competition
NACHTSPAZIERGANG by Christof Wagner, Switzerland

Prix du Public UBS – Audience Award
GIULIAS VERSCHWINDEN by Christoph Schaub, Switzerland

Variety Piazza Grande Award
SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT by Detlev Buck, Germany

congratulations to all the 2009 Locarno winners

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