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Festivals & events

11 September 2013 à 13:46

Two French features honored at Venice

The French films Eastern Boys and La Belle vie have picked up awards at the 70th Venice International Film Festival .


Eastern Boys by Robin Campillo (Les Films de Pierre) was awarded the Orizzonti Prize for Best Film (Official Selection, Orizzonti Section).

La Belle Vie by Jean Denizot (Mezzanine Films), which was presented in the Venice Days section, won the Europa Cinéma Label as well as a Special Mention from the Venice Days Jury.

UniFrance Films was present throughout the festival, accompanying and providing support to all of the crew members of French films in attendance at the event, hosting lunch and dinner events with movie industry professionals. The French actors and directors present include Patrice Leconte, Rebecca Hall, Thierry Ragobert, agnès b., Jean Denizot, Edgard Reitz, Robin Campillo, Olivier Rabourdin, Merzak Allouache, Philippe Garrel, Louis Garrel, Anna Mouglalis, Cécile Bicler, and Abdellah Taïa, as well as the producers Saïd Ben Saïd, Marie-Ange Luciani, Hugues Charbonneau (Les Films de Pierre), Philippe Martin (Les Films Pelléas), and Mathieu Bompoint (Mezzanine Films).

Contact : Sébastien Cauchon

Latest update : 29 September 2013 à 13:46 CEST

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Les Films Pelléas

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