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Karlovy Vary Film Festival Honors “Restoration” & More

Karlovy Vary Film Festival Honors "Restoration" & More

Israeli director Joseph Mahmony’s “Restoration” won the Crystal Globe, the top prize at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, over the weekend, taking nods with France’s Pascal Rabate for “Holiday’s by the Sea,” which earned the director the Czech film even’t Best Director Award.

Also taking home prizes this weekend in the resort town’s fest were David Morse (Best Actor Award, “Collaborator”), Stine Fischer Christensen (Best Actress Award, “Cracks in the Shell”), “The Good Life,” by Eva Mulvad (Best Documentary over 30 min.), and Czech film, “Nicky’s Family” by Matej Minac.

The 46th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival took place June 29 – July 7 in the Czech Republic resort city.

Full list of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival winners wtih information and descriptions provided by the event:

Grand Prix – Crystal Globe:
“Restoration,” directed by Joseph Madmony (Israel)

Best Director: “Pascal Rabate,” for “Holidays by the Sea”

Special Jury Prize:
“Gypsy,” directed by Martin Sulik (Czech Republic)

Best Actress: Stine Fischer Christensen for her role in the film “Cracks in the Shell” / Die Unsichtbare

Best Actor: David Morse for his role in the film “Collaborator,” by Martin Donovan

Best Documentary Film over 30 minutes: “The Good Life,” directed by Eva Mulvad (Denmark)

Best Documentary Film under 30 minutes: “Declaration of Immortality,” by Marcin Koszalka (Poland)

[For a full list of awards, visit Karlovy Vary’s website.

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