Palmarès 2012

Palmarès 2012


Embargo: Saturday, 11 August, 22:00

The complete list of the winners and the official prizes can be downloaded as PDF in the press area.

Concorso internazionale

Pardo d’oro
LA FILLE DE NULLE PART by Jean-Claude Brisseau, France

Premio speciale della giuria
SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME by Bob Byington, United States

Pardo per la migliore regia (Best Director)
YING LIANG for the film WO HAI YOU HUA YAO SHUO (When Night Falls), South Korea/China

Pardo per la miglior interpretazione femminile (Best Actress)
AN NAI for the film WO HAI YOU HUA YAO SHUO (When Night Falls) by Ying Liang, South Korea/China

Pardo per la miglior interpretazione maschile (Best Actor)
WALTER SAABEL for the film DER GLANZ DES TAGES (The Shine of Day) by Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel, Austria

Special mention
To the extraordinary character CANDY from the film A ULTIMA VEZ QUE VI MACAU due to her powerful presence through absence which resonated for the Jury as representing the immense courage of Portuguese cinema in times when the failures of government and social systems threaten the cinematic arts worldwide.


Concorso Cineasti del presente

Pardo d’oro Cineasti del presente – Premio George Foundation
INORI by Pedro González-Rubio, Japan

Premio per il miglior regista emergente (Best Director)
JOEL POTRYKUS for the film APE, United States

Premio speciale della giuria Ciné+ Cineasti del presente
NOT IN TEL AVIV by Nony Geffen, Israel

Special Mention
TECTONICS by Peter Bo Rappmund, United States


Opera Prima

Pardo per la migliore opera prima (Best First Feature)
JI YI WANG ZHE WO (Memories Look At Me) by SONG Fang, China

Special Mention
APE by Joel Potrykus, United States


Pardi di domani

Concorso internazionale

Pardino d’oro for the Best International Short Film
THE MASS OF MEN by Gabriel Gauchet, United Kingdom

Pardino d’argento
YADERNI WYDHODY (Nuclear Waste) by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, Ukraine

Special Mention
LOS RETRATOS (Portraits) by Iván D. Gaona, Colombia

Locarno short film nominee for the European Film Awards - Premio Pianific
BACK OF BEYOND by Michael Lennox, United Kingdom

The Film und Video Untertitelung Prize
O QUE ARDE CURA (As the Flames Rose) ba João Rui Guerra da Mata, Portugal

Concorso nazionale

Pardino d’oro for the Best Swiss Short Film
RADIO-ACTIF (Radio-active) by Nathan Hofstetter, Switzerland

Pardino d’argento
L’AMOUR BÈGUE (Stammering Love) by Jan Czarlewski, Switzerland

Premio Action Light for the Best Swiss Newcomer
IL VULCANO (The Volcano) by Alice Riva, Switzerland


Piazza Grande

Prix du Public UBS
LORE by Cate Shortland, Germany/Australia/ United Kingdom

Variety Piazza Grande Award
CAMILLE REDOUBLE by Noémie Lvovsky, France

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