• ‘Border' Takes Top Un Certain Regard Prize; ‘Girl's Victor Polster Tapped Best Performance - Cannes

    4 monthes ago - By Deadline

    The Cannes Film Festival 's companion competition section, Un Certain Regard , has unveiled its picks for best in show with the top prize going to Border from Iranian-Danish director Ali Abbasi. The fantasy thriller is based on a novella written by Let The Right One In ‘s John Ajvide Lindqvist. Neon acquired domestic early in the festival.
    The film centers on a customs officer with an uncanny knack to sniff out guilt. But when she develops a strange attraction to...
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  • Troll Sex Movie ‘Border' Wins Top Prize in Cannes' Un Certain Regard Section

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    “Border” has been named the best film in the Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard section, a sidebar to the main competition that is largely devoted to younger directors and more experimental films.
    Sergei Loznitsa won the UCR best director award for “Donbass,” his searing look at the war in his homeland of Ukraine.
    Viktor Polster, a teenaged dancer who starred in Lukas Dhont's “Girl” as a transgender girl with aspirations of becoming a ballerina, won the award for the section's best performance.
    Meryem Benm'Barek won the screenplay award for “Sofia.”
    Other contenders in Un Certain...
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