WO BU SHI PAN JINLIAN / I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY, Xiaogang Feng -Golden Shell for Best Film and Fan Binbing -Silver Shell for Best Actress
WO BU SHI PAN JINLIAN / I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY, Xiaogang Feng -Golden Shell for Best Film and Fan Binbing -Silver Shell for Best Actress

WO BU SHI PAN JINLIAN / I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY directed by Xiaogang Feng won the Golden Shell for Best Film at the 2016 San Sebastian Film Festival. The film also snagged the Silver Shell for Best Actress award for Fan Binbing.

OFFICIAL AWARDS – FIAPF

Golden Shell for Best Film
WO BU SHI PAN JINLIAN / I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY
XIAOGANG FENG (CHINA)
Li Xuelian and her husband Qin Yuhe stage a fake divorce to secure a second apartment. Six months later, Qin remarries another woman. In anger, Li files a lawsuit only to lose because the divorce complied with legal procedures. And then Qin accuses of her of being impure on their wedding night! A decade later, with neither her marriage nor her reputation restored, she travels to the capital during the National People’s Congress to complete her absurdist ten-year journey for the sake of her unborn child.

Special Jury Prize
(tie)

THE WINTER (EL INVIERNO) 
EMILIANO TORRES (ARGENTINA – FRANCE)
Evans, the old foreman of a Patagonian ranch, welcomes a group of workers for the shearing season. It’s the same every year, the only thing that changes are the men’s faces. But this time, at the end of the season, Evans is sacked from his job and replaced by Jara, a young ranch hand from the north. The change won’t be easy for either of them. Each, in his own way, will have to survive the coming winter.

JÄTTEN / THE GIANT
JOHANNES NYHOLM (SWEDEN – DENMARK)
Rikard is an autistic and severely deformed man who tries to find his way back to his long lost mother through the game of pétanque and using the help of a 200 foot giant. His fragile physique and a harsh judging environment makes everyday life tough for him. Convinced that his mum will take him back if only he wins the Nordic championship of pétanque, Rikard tries to do the impossible.

Silver Shell for Best Director

HONG SANGSOO
DANGSINJASINGWA DANGSINUI GEOT / YOURSELF AND YOURS
HONG SANG-SOO (SOUTH KOREA)
Painter Youngsoo hears that his girlfriend Minjung has been drinking and fighting with another man. That night they argue, and Minjung leaves, saying they should stop seeing each other for a while. The next day, Youngsoo sets out to look for her, but to no avail. Meanwhile, in his hometown of Yeonnam, Minjung, or women who look identical to her, have meetings with different men. Youngsoo wanders the streets fighting with himself, which is the same as fighting with the world.

Silver Shell for Best Actress

FAN BINGBING
WO BU SHI PAN JINLIAN / I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY
XIAOGANG FENG (CHINA)

Silver Shell for Best Actor

EDUARD FERNÁNDEZ
EL HOMBRE DE LAS MIL CARAS (SMOKE AND MIRRORS)
ALBERTO RODRÍGUEZ (SPAIN)

Jury Prize for Best Screenplay

ISABEL PEÑA, RODRIGO SOROGOYEN
QUE DIOS NOS PERDONE (MAY GOD SAVE US)
RODRIGO SOROGOYEN (SPAIN)

Jury Prize for Best Cinematography

RAMIRO CIVITA
EL INVIERNO (THE WINTER)
EMILI

OTHER OFFICIAL AWARDS

Kutxabank-New Directors Award

PARK
SOFIA EXARCHOU (GREECE – POLAND)
Isolated and abandoned, surrounded by decaying sport venues, the Athens Olympic Village is today a near-deserted place, its only residents a few working class families offered free housing following the 2004 Games. Stuck inside the Village, a group of boys wander around the ruins playing distorted versions of Olympic games and organizing dog matings for money. The eldest of the gang, Dimitris(17) along with Anna, a retired athlete of 22, will try to escape the confines of the Village for the seaside ?- class resorts in the outskirts of Athens. During their visits and as they penetrate more and more into the lives of the foreign tourists, Dimitris’ desire for acceptance is tested in brutal ways.

Special Mention

COMPTE TES BLESSURES / A TASTE OF INK
MORGAN SIMON (FRANCE)
Vincent hasn’t lived a third of his life yet, but he’s already tattooed half of his body and hoarsened his voice with his post-hardcore band. Since his mother died, he shares his time between a piercer job he’s not happy with and a fishmonger father trying to start a new life with a younger woman. And it’s driving him insane.

Horizontes Award

RARA
PEPA SAN MARTÍN (CHILE – ARGENTINA)
Since their parents split up, Sara and her younger sister live with their mother, whose new partner is a woman. Everyday life for the four of them is very similar to that of other families. But not everyone sees it that way. Her father in particular has his doubts. As Sara’s 13th birthday approaches, she feels rather overwhelmed by events: her body is starting to change, she has her first crush and, to top it all off, there is a conflict of loyalty towards her parents…

Special Mention

ALBA
ANA CRISTINA BARRAGÁN (ECUADOR – MEXICO – GREECE)
Alba, aged 11, has to go and live with her dad, Igor, because of her mum’s illness. Igor is a solitary man who shut himself away in a small house after separating from his family. Their life together is almost unbearable for Alba. Her father’s attempts to come closer to her, the embarrassment, her first kiss and bullying at school are the incentives that mark Alba’s path towards adolescence and acceptance of herself.

Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award

EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS
THORSTEN SCHÜTE (FRANCE – GERMANY)
Born in 1940, Frank Zappa (composer, musician, band leader and self-taught producer in addition to free thinker) put to paper his first avant gard compositions influenced by Varèse at the age of fourteen. But it wasn’t until well into his twenties that he began composing lyrics. However, after the 1966 launch of his debut album, Freak Out (with The Mothers of Invention), he rapidly became popular music’s most quoted voice of opposition. Thanks to clever and subtle editing of 100% historical footage, Eat That Question-Frank Zappa in His Own Words is a lively celebration of that master of saying it like it was.

Special Mention

LA DISCO RESPLANDECE (THE DISCO SHINES)
Cortometraje
CHEMA GARCÍA IBARRA (TURKEY)
Saturday, April. Nice weather. The shadow of the mountain grows as evening falls. Five boys get ready for the night: they have booze, a car and music. No matter if the disco shut down years ago.

San Sebastián, European Capital of Culture 2016 Audience Award

I, Daniel Blake
I, Daniel Blake

I, DANIEL BLAKE
KEN LOACH (UK – FRANCE – BELGIUM)
English joiner Daniel Blake (59) has heart problems, and for the first time ever he needs help from the State. Despite doctor’s orders not to work, the social services oblige him to find a job if he doesn’t want to be sanctioned. At one of his Job Centre appointments, Daniel meets Katie, a single mum with two children who’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know some 300 miles away. Finding themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy in modern day Britain, Daniel and Katie will try to help one another.

Award To The European Film

My life as a Courgette (Ma vie de courgette)
My life as a Courgette (Ma vie de courgette)

MA VIE DE COURGETTE / MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE
CLAUDE BARRAS (SWITZERLAND – FRANCE)
Courgette is an intriguing nickname for a 9-year-old boy. Although his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother’s sudden death, Courgette is befriended by a kind police officer Raymond, who accompanies Courgette to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first Courgette struggles to find his place in this, at times, strange and hostile environment. Yet with Raymond’s help and his new found friends, Courgette eventually learns to trust, finds true love and at last a new family of his own.

Irizar Basque Film Award

PEDALÓ
JUAN PALACIOS
A fledgling filmmaker follows the steps of three friends on a surrealistic nautical voyage. Aboard a second-hand pedalo, they set out on a journey of 150kms leaving from the Basque coast. The pedalo is not, however, made for the waters of the Cantabrian Sea, and no sooner has it started than the voyage spirals into madness: an accident, partying, a hangover, a shaman, a funeral… As he documents the expedition of the three “sailors”, the director sinks into a parallel voyage.

EROSKI Youth Award

BAR BAHAR / IN BETWEEN
MAYSALOUN HAMOUD (ISRAEL – FRANCE)

Salma, Laila and Nur will never fit in. Palestinians with Israeli citizenship, they choose to live a life of freedom in Tel Aviv, away from their home villages. Each is looking for love, but as young Palestinian women they learn that a relationship of their choosing is not easy to fulfill. They have to choose their place, either in the city or in the village.

V Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum Awards

V EUROPE-LATIN AMERICA CO-PRODUCTION FORUM BEST PROJECT AWARD

7:35AM
JAVIER VAN DE COUTER (ARGENTINA)

Special Mention to the Project

HOGAR
MAURA DELPERO (ITALY – ARGENTINA)

EFADs-CACI EUROPE-LATIN AMERICA CO-PRODUCTION GRANT

LOS DÍAS SEGÚN ELLOS (MALAMBO KING)
JUAN PABLO FÉLIX (ARGENTINA – SPAIN – FRANCE)

ARTE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

HOGAR
MAURA DELPERO (ITALY – ARGENTINA)

Films in Progress 30 Awards

FILMS IN PROGRESS 30 INDUSTRY AWARD

LA EDUCACIÓN DEL REY (REY’S EDUCATION)
SANTIAGO ESTEVES (ARGENTINA)

CACI/IBERMEDIA TV FILMS IN PROGRESS AWARD

LA EDUCACIÓN DEL REY (REY’S EDUCATION)
SANTIAGO ESTEVES (ARGENTINA)

15th International Film Students Meeting Awards

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PANAVISION AWARD

ÉTAGE X / FLOOR X
FRANCY FABRITZ (GERMANY)
DFFB – Berlin Film Conservatory (Germany)

PANAVISION AWARD. SPECIAL NOMINAL MENTION

UMPIRE
LEONARDO VAN DIJL (BELGIUM)
LUCA School of Arts (Belgium)

ORONA AWARD

24° 51’ LATITUD NORTE (24° 51′ NORTH LATITUDE)
CARLOS LENIN TREVIÑO (MEXICO)
Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos CUEC-UNAM (Mexico)

ORONA AWARD. SPECIAL NOMINAL MENTION

A QUIEN CORRESPONDA (TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN)
VALERIA FERNÁNDEZ (ARGENTINA)
Universidad del Cine (Argentina)

OTHER AWARDS

TVE-Another Look Award

BAR BAHAR / IN BETWEEN
MAYSALOUN HAMOUD (ISRAEL – FRANCE)

Spanish Cooperation Award

OSCURO ANIMAL
FELIPE GUERRERO (COLOMBIA – ARGENTINA – NETHERLANDS – GERMANY – GREECE)

Special Mention

VIEJO CALAVERA (DARK SKULL)
KIRO RUSSO (BOLIVIA – QATAR )

Special Mention

ERA O HOTEL CAMBRIDGE
ELIANE CAFFÉ (BRAZIL – FRANCE – SPAIN)

Tokyo Gohan Award

Theater of Life
Theater of Life

THEATER OF LIFE
PETER SVATEK (CANADA)

PARALLEL AWARDS

FIPRESCI Award

LADY MACBETH
WILLIAM OLDROYD (UK)

Rural England, 1865. Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

BIOGRAPHY

Zinemaldia FEROZ Award

© El Espía de las Mil Caras, AIE
EL HOMBRE DE LAS MIL CARAS (SMOKE AND MIRRORS)
ALBERTO RODRÍGUEZ (SPAIN)

Award to the Basque Best Screenplay

NUEVA YORK. QUINTA PLANTA
MIKEL RUEDA

Greenpeace – Lurra Award

L’ODYSSÉE / THE ODYSSEY
JÉRÔME SALLE (FRANCE – BELGIUM)

SIGNIS Award

NOCTURAMA
BERTRAND BONELLO (FRANCE – GERMANY – BELGIUM)

Special Mention

A MONSTER CALLS
J.A. BAYONA (SPAIN)

Guipuzcoan Blood-Donors’ Association Corresponding to the Solidarity Award

LA FILLE DE BREST / 150 MILLIGRAMS
EMMANUELLE BERCOT (FRANCE)

Sebastiane Award

BAR BAHAR / IN BETWEEN
MAYSALOUN HAMOUD (ISRAEL – FRANCE)

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