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Festivals & events

02 December 2002 à 13:02

Monte Carlo: International Comedy Festival

French films triumph at the 2nd Monte Carlo Comedy Festival.

Organized by the Welcome Travel Team for the second year running, the Monte Carlo International Comedy Festival was held at the Grimaldi Forum from November 26 through 30, 2002. The international jury (composed of Argentinean composer Luis Bacalov - Oscar winner for the music for the film "The Postman," French director Arthur Joffé, Venezuelan writer-journalist Carmen-Barbara Mastella and Italian actor Urbano Barberini) awarded the following prizes:

- The Jury Grand Prix went to the French film "Le Ventre de Juliette" by Martin Provost (slated for release in France January 22), produced by Bagheera and Alta loma.
- The award for Best Actor was given to Antoine Dulery, for his role in the comedy "Toutes les filles sont folles" by Pascale Pouzadoux.

Finally, the festival Presidents this year - Italian showman Ezio Greggio and director Mario Monicelli - honored French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo with a special prize celebrating his entire career in the industry.

Cécile Poutiers

Author : Communications

Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST

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