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iW News | Karlovy Vary Winners (The Real Ones)

iW News | Karlovy Vary Winners (The Real Ones)

[Editor’s note: The Karlovy Vary winners are being re-published due to discrepancies found in an article linked to another publication.] Icelandic film “Myrin” (Jar City) by Baltasar Kormakur won the Grand Prix Crystal Globe, the highest prize at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival over the weekend, while Australian director Michael James Rowland received a special mention for his film, “Lucky Miles.” Norwegian director Bard Breien won best director for his film, “The Art of Negative Thinking,” and Spanish actress Elvira Minguez took Best Actress for her role in “Pudor.” Best Actor, meanwhile, went to Sergey Puskepalis for his role in “Simple Things.” Czech director Lucie Kralova took the best doc prize over 30 minutes for “Lost Holiday,” while the prize in the under 30 minutes category went to “Artel” by Russian director Sergey Loznitsa. For more information and a full list of winners, visit the festival’s website. [Brian Brooks]

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