“Phantom Thread” Wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2018
Paul Thomas Anderson has become the first filmmaker to win the FIPRESCI Grand Prix three times, as Phantom Thread was chosen best film of the past year by the members of the International Federation of Film Critics, after “Magnolia” in 2000 and “There Will Be Blood” in 2008. The award will be presented on the 21st of September, during the opening ceremony of the San Sebastián International Film Festival.
“Phantom Thread” was selected in a poll in which 473 film critics and journalists from around the world took part. The other three finalists, after a nomination phase open to all feature-length films premièred internationally since July 2017, were Lucrecia Martel’s “Zama”, Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”, and Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Zimna Wojna” (Cold War).
The FIPRESCI Grand Prix exists since 1999, and is the federation’s most representative acknowledgement, as it is not chosen by a jury (like the International Critics Prize awarded to a film from a festival program), but is elected by all members, and all feature-length productions of the previous twelve months are eligible. In the past, this special award has been bestowed upon Michael Haneke, Aki Kaurismäki, Cristian Mungiu, Richard Linklater, Jean-Luc Godard, Pedro Almodóvar, George Miller, Jafar Panahi and Maren Ade, among others.
Manu Yanez reviews “Phantom Thread”.
FIPRESCI – The International Federation of Film Critics
Pamela Biénzobas email@example.com
Nelson Hoineff 1948 - 2019
Siegfried Kracauer Prize 2019
Six Debut Films Nominated for the European Film Awards 2019
Rotterdam Young Film Critics Traineeship
Warsaw Critics Project
Grand Prix 2019: "Roma"
Cüneyt Cebenoyan, 1960 - 2019
Néjib Ayed, 1953 - 2019
Berlinale Talent Press 2019 Call
Critics Jury at the Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma
Berlinale 2019 – The Critics Prizes
The Critics' Best Foreign Language Film
Talent Press Rio 2018
Luciano Monteagudo to receive the Ibero-American Criticism Fénix Award 2018
Six Debut Films Nominated for the European Film Awards 2018
Toronto 2018 - The Critics' Choice
Kerala: Suspension of Activities
Venice 2018: The Critics Prizes
"Phantom Thread" Wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2018
New German Cinema: "All Good"
FIPRESCI 93 Premium Award to Sally Potter
Best European Films
The Cannes Critics' Prizes
FIPRESCI Awards Ceremony Cannes 2018