Saturday | 26. July. 2014
61st Pula Film Festival Awards
Saturday | 26 July 2014
61st Pula Film Festival Awards
61st Pula Film Festival Awards
61st Pula Film Festival Competition Programme:
Number 55, dir. Kristijan Milić, Happy Endings, dir. Darko Šuvak, The Reaper, dir. Zvonimir Jurić, The Bridge at the End of the World, dir. Branko Ištvančić, The Brave Adventures of a Little Shoemaker, dir. Silvije Petranović, Walk the Dog, dir. Filip Peruzović, The Wind Blows, dir. Zdravko Mustać, Zagreb Cappuccino, dir. Vanja Sviličić
Croatian Minority Co-Production
Velvet Terrorists, dir. Pavol Pekarčik, Ivan Ostrochovsky and Peter Kerekes, Monument to Michael Jackson, dir. Darko Lungov
CROATIAN PROGRAMME – SHORT-LENGTH FILM
Six Half Past Six, dir. Dalija Dozet, Alke, dir. Milan Rukavina, Miroslav Kosanović, The Clean-Up, dir. Jasna Nanut, So Not You, dir. Ivan Sikavica, The Chicken, dir. Una Gunjak, Boxed, dir. Nebojša Sljepčević, Separation, dir. Nina Violić, President Nixon’s Present, dir. Igor Šeregi, Next to Me, dir. Marta Prus, Thresholds, dir. Dijana Mlađenović, By Chance, dir. Tanja Golić, Together, dir. Daniel Kušan
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME – FEATURE-LENGTH FILM
Concrete Night, dir. Pirjo Honkasalo, Miracle dir. Juraj Lehotsky, Ilo Ilo, dir. Anthony Chen, The Japanese Dog, dir. Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, Jimmy’s Hall, dir. Ken Loach, Amour Fou, dir. Jessica Hausner, The Mafia Only Kills in Summer, red Pif (Pierfrancesco Diliberto), Bridges of Sarajevo a group of authors (Aida Begić, Leonardo di Costanzo, Jean-Luc Godard, Kamen Kalev, Isild Le Besco, Sergey Loznitsa, Vincenzo Marra, Ursula Meier, Vladimir Perisic, Cristi Puiu, Marc Recha, Angela Schanelec, Teresa Villaverde), The Invisible Woman dir. Ralph Fiennes, Alienation, dir. Milko Lazarov, Field of Dogs dir. Lech Majewski, Upstream Color, dir. Shane Carruth, Class Enemy, dir. Rok Biček, Free Fall, dir. György Pálfi, Tom at the Farm, dir. Xavier Dolan, Le Week-End, dir. Roger Michell,Love Eternal ljubav, dir. Brendan Muldowney
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME – SHORT-LENGTH FILM
Letter, dir. Sergei Loznitsa, Death of a Shadow, dir. Tom Van Avermaet, Morning, dir. Cathy Brady, A Story for the Modlins, dir. Sergio Oksman, The Waves, dir. Miguel Fonseca, Mystery, dir. Chema García Ibarra, Though I Know the River is Dry, dir. Omar Robert Hamilton, Sunday 3, dir. Jochen Kuhn, Winter, dir. Cristina Picchi, Nuclear Waste, dir. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, Orbit Ever After, dir. Jamie Stone, Cut, dir. Christoph Girardet & Matthias Müller, Houses With Small Windows, dir. Bülent Öztürk, Butter Lamp, dir. Hu Wei
Galore, dir. Rhys Graham, We are the Best!, dir. Lukas Moodysson, For No Eyes Only, dir. Tali Barde, Sitting Next to Zoe, dir. Ivana Lalović, Bitch Hug, dir. Andreas Ohman
PULICA PROGRAM – FEATURE-LENGTH PROGRAMME
Casper and Emma’s Winter Holidays, dir. Arne Lindtner Næss, The Kid, dir. Charles Chaplin, Moon Man, dir. Stephan Schesch i Sarah Clara Weber, My Mummy is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill, dir. Marc Boreal, Thibaut Chatel, Natural Sciences, dir. Matías Lucchesi,
PULICA PROGRAM – SHORT-LENGTH PROGRAMME
Spot and Splodge do Earstanding, dir. Lotta i Uzi Geffenblad, Animal Friends, dir. Eva Lindstrom, The Little Hedgehog, dir. Marjorie Caup, Carrots Jam, dir. Anne Viel, Rabbit and Deer, dir. Peter Vacz
1. BEST FILM – DIZALICA PROGRAMME
Voting for the Dizalica Programme films, the audience has granted:
- a Best Film Diploma to the film For No Eyes Only by Tali Barde
2. BEST FILM –PULICA PROGRAMME
Voting for the Pulica Programme, the audience has granted:
- a Best Feature Film Diploma to the feature film Casper and Emma’s Winter Holidays by Arne Lindtner Naess
- a Best Short Film Diploma to the film Rabbit and Deer by Peter Vacz
3. BEST SHORT FILM – CROATIAN PROGRAMME
The Young Cinephiles Jury comprising Mihaela Cenkovčan, Matija Drniković, Nika Petković, Mateja Posedi, Nada Savić, Sabina Softić, Niko Sučić, Filip Zadro has granted:
- a Best Short Film Diploma from the Croatian Programme to director Ivan Sikavica for the film So Not You
4. AWARDS BY THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME JURY
Jury members: Leo Barraclough film critic, Fridrik Thor Fridriksson director, producer, actor, Stanislav Tomić, director
A Golden Arena for Best Feature Film has been granted to the film Concrete Night by Pirjo Honkasalo,
‘For successfully creating a unique atmosphere in a poetic and visually impressive manner.’
and a special mention to the film Amour Fou by Jessica Hausner for presenting the world in the time of social changes with a special combination of tragic and comic elements.
A Golden Arena for Best Short Film has been granted to the film Butter Lamp by Hu Wei
‘For talking important and serious topics with a warm, humane and witty approach’
5. AWARD GRANTED BY THE CROATIAN FILM CRITICS’ ASSOCIATION
OKTAVIJAN Award has been granted to the film The Reaper by Zvonimir Jurić, with an average score of 3.85
GOLDEN GATE OF PULA AUDIENCE AWARD
Voting for the National Programme screened in the Arena, the audience has granted the Golden Gate of Pula Audience Award to the film The Brave Adventures of a Little Shoemaker by Silvije Petranović with an average score of 4.68.
The Award is supported by Festival’s partner Hrvatski Telekom.
1. The Brave Adventures of a Little Shoemaker – 4.68
2. Number 55 – 4.61
3. Monument to Michael Jackson – 4.52
4. The Bridge at the End of the World – 4.37
5. Happy Endings – 3.70
6. Zagreb Cappuccino – 3.67
7. The Reaper – 3.40
8. Velvet Terrorists – 2.69
6. AWARDS GRANTED BY THE JURY OF THE CROATIAN PROGRAMME
AWARDS GRANTED BY THE JURY OF THE CROATIAN COMPETITION PROGRAMME
Jury members: Amra Bakšić Čamo producer, Nataša Dorčić actress, Ivana Fumić editor, Nick Holdsworth film critic, Antonio Nuić director
CROATIAN PROGRAMME – CROATIAN FILM
1. The Breza Award for best debutant is granted to Danko Vučinović for cinematography in the film Zagreb Cappuccino by Vanja Sviličić.
‘For elegant and precise solutions in terms of presenting flat consumerist environment of the protagonist.’
2. A Golden Arena for Best Make-Up is granted to Ana Bulajić Črček for the film Number 55 by Kristijan Milić.
‘For a painfully realistic, discreet and varied make-up of soldiers involved in a guerrilla war.’
3. A Golden Arena for Best Sound has not been granted – unanimously.
4. A Golden Arena for Best Special Effects has been granted to Branko Repalust and Kristijan Mršić for the film Number 55 by Kristijan Milić.
‘For a realistic reconstruction of war confusion and agony.’
5. A Golden Arena for Best Costume Design has been granted to Vedrana Rapić for the film Number 55 by Kristijan Milić.
‘For contributing to characterization with a subtle and authentic war uniforms design.’
6. A Golden Arena for Best Art Direction has been granted to Damir Gabelica for the film Number 55 by Kristijan Milić.
‘For brilliant resourcefulness and an authentic performance using very basic scenic design elements.’
7. A Golden Arena for Best Music has been granted to Luka Zima for the film Zagreb Cappuccino by Vanja Sviličić.
‘For the music that significantly contributes to the atmosphere and the emotional picture of the film as a whole.’
8. A Golden Arena for Best Editing has been granted to Veljko Segarić for the film Number 55 by Kristijan Milić.
‘For skilful editing of a high-tension action film.’
9. A Golden Arena for Best Cinematography has been granted to Branko Linta for the film The Reaper by Zvonimir Jurić.
‘For masterly photography of complex night scenes that contributes to the suspense in the film.’ 10. A Golden Arena for Best Actor in a Supporting Role has been granted to Igor Kovač for the role of Josip in the film The Reaper by Zvonimir Jurić.
‘For his excellent portrayal of a young man who makes a hard decision and has to face its consequence.’
11. A Golden Arena for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been granted to Ivo Gregurević for the role of Ivo in the film The Reaper by Zvonimir Jurić.
‘For a suggestive portrayal of a man burdened by a crime from the past and loneliness.’
This award is supported by RIO - Clothes Industry from Rijeka, the leading fashion company in the production of men’s suits, jackets, trousers and coats, with a tradition spanning over 60 years. As a long-standing sponsor of the Festival, it provides clothes to hosts and Festival Board members, and awards this year’s winner of the Golden Arena for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
12. A Golden Arena for Best Actress in a Supporting Role has been granted to Anita Matić Delić for the role of Godmother in Happy Endings by Darko Šuvak.
‘For an energetic presentation of a bitter and neurotic woman pressed by everyday problems.’
13. A Golden Arena for Best Actress in a Leading Role has been granted to Areta Ćurković for the role of Ankica in the film Happy Endings by Darko Šuvak.
‘For an emotional presentation of an ordinary woman forced to take drastic measures in order to solve her personal and existential problems.’
IMAGE HADDAD has been collaborating with the Festival for as many as 14 years and this collaboration has become a tradition which is based on Haddad’s cureless love for film and its belief that business must support culture and art. Apart from providing clothes to board members, IMAGE HADDAD will award this year’s Golden Arena for Best Actress in a Leading Role winner, actress Areta Ćurković.
14. A Golden Arena for Best Screenplay has been granted to Ivan Pavličić for the film Number 55 by Kristijan Milić.
‘For a clear narrative structure and direct characterization of relationships within a group in an extreme situation.’
15. A Golden Arena for Best Director has been granted to Kristijan Milić for the film Number 55.
‘For a masterly presentation and skilful directing of complex action scenes and a large acting crew.’
Hypo banka grants a prize amounting to HRK 30,000.00 to Kristijan Milić, the director of the film Number 55, and the winner of the Grand Golden Arena for Best Film at the 61th Pula Film Festival.
16. A Grand Golden Arena for Best Film has been granted to the film Number 55 by Kristijan Milić, produced by Croatian Radiotelevision, producer Stanislav Babić.
‘For the film produced according to highest professional standards and the film that achieves an authentic and emotional presentation of a true event from the Croatian War of Independence.’
Teleking grants the producer of the film Number 55, winner of the Grand Golden Arena at the 61st Pula Film Festival, a post-production services package: image mastering amounting to 10.000€.
We would like to thank all those who offered their help and support to the organization and realization of the 61th Pula Film Festival
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, City of Pula, Istria County, Croatian National Tourist Board, City of Pula Tourist Board, Istria County Tourist Board.
Hrvatski telekom –Festival’s partner, Croatian Lottery, Autowill, Arenaturist, Hypo Alpe Adria bank, Croatia osiguranje, Zagrebačka banka, Podravka, Zagrebačka pivovara, LMT, Barco AVC, Image Haddad, Cinestar, RIO, Arena modna kuća, Pernod Ricard as well as other sponsors and donors and companies that presented their products.
Media partners: Croatian Radiotelevison and Pula Radio
Main media patrons: Glas Istre, Jutarnji list, tportal.hr
Media patrons: Novi list, Globus, Klasiktv, La voce del popolo, Regional Express, Radio Istra, Tv Istra, Tv Nova
Pula, 26 July 2014
61st Pul Film Festival