Cannes 2015: Critics Prize to “Paulina”

The FIPRESCI Prize for a film in the Parallel Sections went to “Paulina” (La Patota) by Santiago Mitre (Argentine, Brazil, France, 2015, 103 min, presented in the Critics’ Week).

Motivation: “For presenting an original perspective on an usually stereotypically depicted subject, driven by a strong leading performance and creating an emotionally compelling experience.”

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Jury members were Mario Abbade, Brazil; Borborah Bitopan, India; Jean Roy, France; Müge Turan, Turkey; Richard Mowe, UK; Alex Masson, France; Steffen Moestrup, Denmark; Clarence Tsui, Hong Kong; Ramy Razek, Egypt.