24th Flanders International Film Festival Ghent

24th Flanders International Film Festival Ghent, Belgium (October 6 - October 17, 1997)

Flanders International Film Festival Ghent: www.filmfestival.be

FIPRESCI PRIZE

Funny Games Funny Games Funny Games
(Austria, 1997, 108 mins) Jury: Peter van Bueren (The Netherlands) , Peter Cargin (UK) , Florica Viorica Bucur (Romania) , Carlo Gentile (Italy) , Yves Crasson (Belgium)

International Sales:
Wega Film
Haegelingasse 13, A-1140 Wien
Tel. +43-1-98 25 742
Fax: +43-1-98 25 833
E-mail: office@wega-film.at
Web: www.wega-film.at

Motivation
"for the impressive manner of using the power of cinema to show the theme of violence without reason and thus confront the audience with its own fears"

 

The Other Shore L'autre côté de la mer The Other Shore
(France, 1997, 92 mins)

International Sales:
Bloody Mary Productions
78, Champs Elysées FR – 75008 Paris
Tel. ++33/1/42 56 10 70
Fax: ++33/1/42 56 10 71 
E-mail: bloodymaryprod@yahoo.fr
Web: www.swissfilms.ch

Motivation
"for the way the director, mainly know for documentaries, shows in a first feature film clearly how an important social and political event affects individuals"