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iW NEWS | "Manero" Leads Torino Fest Awards

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire December 1, 2008 at 4:14AM

Pablo Larrain's "Tony Manero" won best film at the 26th Torino Film Festival, which announced its juried awards this weekend. "Manero" also won the best actor award for its star, Alfredo Castro, and the Fipresci Award (International Film Critics Prize) for best film. Emmanuelle Devos won best actress for her role in Fien Troch's "Unspoken" ("Non-Dit"), while a special jury prize was awarded to Sean Baker's "Prince of Broadway." Bruno Oliviero's "Naples, Municipal Square" won the award for best Italian documentary, Fulvio Pepe's "A chie e gia morto a chi sta per morire" took best Italian short film, while the "Achille Valdata" Audience Award for best film went to Francisco Franco-Alba's "Quemar Las Naves." [Peter Knegt]
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Pablo Larrain's "Tony Manero" won best film at the 26th Torino Film Festival, which announced its juried awards this weekend. "Manero" also won the best actor award for its star, Alfredo Castro, and the Fipresci Award (International Film Critics Prize) for best film. Emmanuelle Devos won best actress for her role in Fien Troch's "Unspoken" ("Non-Dit"), while a special jury prize was awarded to Sean Baker's "Prince of Broadway." Bruno Oliviero's "Naples, Municipal Square" won the award for best Italian documentary, Fulvio Pepe's "A chie e gia morto a chi sta per morire" took best Italian short film, while the "Achille Valdata" Audience Award for best film went to Francisco Franco-Alba's "Quemar Las Naves." [Peter Knegt]