'45 Years' Leads Edinburgh Film Fest Winners

Charlotte Rampling also scooped up a Best Performance award for the film, shared with James Cosmo for his performance in redemption drama “The Pyramid Texts.” Earlier this year, Rampling won a Silver Bear for her portrayal of a woman in the middle of preparing for her 45th wedding anniversary when the body of her husband’s past girlfriend, who died 50 years ago in a fatal accident in the Swiss Alps and was perhaps his great love, is found.

“Diary of a Teenage Girl,” sure to pick up American awards steam when Fox Searchlight releases this Summer, nabbed Best International Feature at Edinburgh, which announces its Audience Award winner on Sunday (nominees are here). Another Sundance premiere, “The Wolfpack,” won Best Documentary. Here’s the full list of winners:

Best British Feature: “45 Years,” dir. Andrew Haigh

Best Performance: James Cosmo (“The Pyramid Texts”) and Charlotte Rampling (“45 Years”)

Best International Feature: “The Diary of a Teenage Girl”

Best Documentary: “The Wolfpack,” dir. Crystal Moselle

Best Short Film: “Scrapbook,” dir. Mike Hoolboom 

McLaren Award for New British Animation: “Stems,” dir. Ainslie Henderson

Student Critics Jury Award: “Black Mountain Poets,” dir. Jamie Adams

WATCH: The Trailer for ’45 Years,’ Starring Charlotte Rampling, Will Break You

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