36th Rotterdam International Film Festival

36th Rotterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands (January 29 - February 9, 1997)

Rotterdam International Film Festival: www.iffr.com

 

 

 

 

FIPRESCI PRIZE

Suzaku Moe no suzaku Suzaku

by Naomi Kawase  

(Japan, 1997, 95 mins) Jury: Dan Fainaru (Israel) , Ziva Emersic (Slovenia) , Jann Ruyters (Netherlands) , Thomas Shin (Hong Kong) , Yasushi Kawarabata (Japan)

International Sales:
Bandai Visual Co., Ltd.
Ebisu First Square 1-18-14, Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0013 Japan
Fax: +81-3-6837-2605
Web: www.bandaivisual.co.jp

Motivation:
"for its remarkable control of the medium, particularly as regards performances, pace and cinematography. The director successfully uses landscape to create dramatic intimacy in the poetic depiction of a family breakdown."

Frozen Jidu hanleng Frozen

by Wu Ming  

(China, 1996, 99 mins)

International Sales:

Motivation:
"for its compelling allegory, a courageous independent portrayal of an artist despairing of ever leaving his imprint on a cold, indifferent society."