Kills On Wheels
Kills On Wheels

KILLS ON WHEELS (TISZTA SZIVVEL) directed by Attila Till about a wheelchair-bound assassin gang, won the top award, the Golden Alexander for Best Full-length Feature Film Award at the 57th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, along with Best Actor Award for the three leading actors Szabolcs Thuroczy, Zoltan Fenyvesi, and Adam Fekete.

57th Thessaloniki International Film Festival AWARDS

Best Full-length Feature Film Award – Golden Alexander “Theo Angelopoulos”

TISZTA SZIVVEL (KILLS ON WHEELS)
By ATTILA TILL, Producer Judit Stalter, Screenwriter Attila Till, Hungary, 2016

Special Jury Award – Silver Alexander

HJARTASTEINN (HEARTSTONE)
ByGUÐMUNDUR ARNAR GUÐMUNDSSON, Producers Anton Máni Svansson, Lise Orheim Stender, Jesper Morthorst, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Screenwriter Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Iceland – Denmark, 2016

Special Jury Award for Best Director – Bronze Alexander

TANEOMAKUHITO (THE SOWER)
By YOSUKE TAKEUCHI, Producer Yosuke Takeuchi, Screenwriter Yosuke Takeuchi, Japan, 2016

Best Actor Award

ZOLTAN FENYVESI, SZABOLCS THUROCZY and ADAM FEKETE
For TISZTA SZIVVEL (KILLS ON WHEELS), Director & screenwriter Attila Till, Producer Judit Stalter, Hungary, 2016

Best Actress Award (ex aequo)

DIMITRA VLAGKOPOULOU
For PARK, Director & screenwriter Sofia Exarchou, Producers Amanda Livanou, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Greece -Poland, 2016

And

SUZUNO TAKENAKA
For TANEOMAKUHITO (THE SOWER), Director, screenwriter and producer Yosuke Takeuchi, Japan, 2016

Best Artistic Achievement Award

AFTERLOV
By STERGIOS PASCHOS, Producer Phaedra Vokali, Screenwriter Stergios Paschos, Greece, 2016

Special Mention to the actor:
VASSILIS KOUKALANI
For AMERIKA SQUARE, Director Yannis Sakaridis, Screenwriters Yannis Sakaridis, Yannis Tsirbas, Vagelis Mourikis, Producers Yannis Sakaridis, Nikos J. Frangos, George T. Lemos, Venia Vergou, Greece – United Kingdom – Germany, 2016

Special Mention to the actor:
HARIS FRAGOULIS
For AFTERLOV, Director & screenwriter Stergios Paschos, Producer Phaedra Vokali, Greece, 2016

FIPRESCI AWARDS

For a film in the International Competition to:

LADY MACBETH
By WILLIAM OLDROYD, Screenwriter Alice Birch, Producer Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, United Kingdom, 2016

For a film in the Greek Film Festival 2016 section (premiere) to:

AMERIKA SQUARE
By YANNIS SAKARIDIS, Producers Yannis Sakaridis, Nikos J. Frangos, George T. Lemos, Venia Vergou, Screenwriters Yannis Sakaridis, Yannis Tsirbas, Vagelis Mourikis, Greece – United Kingdom – Germany, 2016

THE GREEK FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (PEKK) AWARD

90 YEARS PAOK – NOSTALGIA FOR THE FUTURE
By NIKOS TRIANTAFYLLIDIS, Production PAOK F.C., Producers Marina Danezi, Dimitris Papandreou, Greece, 2016

HUMAN VALUES AWARD
The Hellenic Parliament TV Channel bestows its award to a film of the International Competition section:

SAMEBLOD (SAMI BLOOD)
By AMANDA KERNELL, Producer Lars G. Lindström, Scriptwriter Amanda Kernell, Sweden-Denmark-Norway, 2016

ERT S.A. AWARD
ERT S.A. bestows its award (3.000 euros) to a film of the Greek Film Festival 2016 section (“First Run”) to:

PARK
By SOFIA EXARCHOU, Producers Amanda Livanou, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Screenwriter Sofia Exarchou, Greece -Poland, 2016

YOUTH JURY AWARDS
The Youth Jury, comprised by students of Universities of Thessaloniki, bestows its awards to two films in the Greek Film Festival 2016 section (premiere):

Best Feature Film Award:

THE OTHER ME
By SOTIRIS TSAFOULIAS, Production Green Dragon, Screenwriter Sotiris Tsafoulias, Greece, 2016

Special Youth Jury Award:

AMERIKA SQUARE
By YANNIS SAKARIDIS, Producers Yannis Sakaridis, Nikos J. Frangos, George T. Lemos, Venia Vergou, Screenwriters Yannis Sakaridis, Yannis Tsirbas, Vagelis Mourikis, Greece – United Kingdom – Germany, 2016

FISCHER AUDIENCE AWARDS

For a film in the International Competition section to:

A MON AGE JE ME CACHE ENCORE POUR FUMER (I STILL HIDE TO SMOKE)
By RAYHANA, Producers Michèle Ray-Gavras, Florence Masset, Laurence Lafiteau, Fenia Kossovitsa, Salem Brahimi, Screenwriter Rayhana, France – Greece – Algeria, 2016

For a film in the Greek Film Festival 2016 section – Michael Cacoyannis Award to:

THE OTHER ME
By SOTIRIS TSAFOULIAS, Production Green Dragon, Screenwriter Sotiris Tsafoulias, Greece, 2016

For a film in the Balkan Survey section to:

RAUF
By BARIS KAYA & SONER CANER, Producers Selman Kızılaslan, Uğur Kızılaslan, Burak Ozan, Screenwriter Soner Caner, Turkey, 2016

For a film in the Open Horizons section to:

EL CIUDADANO ILUSTRE (THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN)
By MARIANO COHN & GASTON DUPRAT, Producer Fernando Sokolowicz, Screenwriter Andres Duprat, Argentina – Spain, 2016

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