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AFP: Australian, Norwegian films get top prizes at Danish festival

By Indiewire | Indiewire April 2, 2007 at 9:43AM

A "magical" Australian film shot entirely in an aboriginal language and a Norwegian film inspired by the French new wave took the top prizes at Denmark's largest film festival, which closed Sunday. "Ten Canoes," from Australian director Rolf de Heers, took the NatFilm Festival's audience award, while Norwegian director Joachim Tier's "Reprise" won the TV5Monde Critics Award, sponsored by the French TV network. NatFilm featured 170 films from 50 countries and attracted 40,000 spectators during its 10-day run. AFP reports.
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A "magical" Australian film shot entirely in an aboriginal language and a Norwegian film inspired by the French new wave took the top prizes at Denmark's largest film festival, which closed Sunday. "Ten Canoes," from Australian director Rolf de Heers, took the NatFilm Festival's audience award, while Norwegian director Joachim Tier's "Reprise" won the TV5Monde Critics Award, sponsored by the French TV network. NatFilm featured 170 films from 50 countries and attracted 40,000 spectators during its 10-day run. AFP reports.