Cannes FIPRESCI-jury agrees with Isabelle Huppert's festival jury: further to Cannes top prize Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon was also awarded the FIPRESCI-award for best film in competition and a Special Mention by the jury of the Prix oeucuménique.
The Cannes Critics Prizes
at the Cannes International Film Festival
(May 13-24, 2009)
a jury of FIPRESCI presented three prizes.
Prize to a film in competition:
"The White Ribbon" (Das weisse Band) by Michael Haneke
(Germany, Austria, France, Italy, 2009).
Prize to a film in the section Un Certain Regard:
"Police, Adjective" (Politist, Adjectiv) by Corneliu Porumboiu
Prize to a film in the parallel sections Directors' Fortnight or Critics' Week:
"Amreeka" by Cherien Dabis
(presented in the Directors' Fortnight)
(USA, Canada, 2009).
Jury members were:
Mike Goodridge, USA, president
Nguyen Trong BINH, France
Janusz Wróblewski, Poland
Mike Naafs, The Netherlands
Dominique Widemann, France
Amir Emary, Egypt
Alin Tasciyan, Turkey
Ahmed Muztaba Zamal, Bangladesh
Emma Gray Munthe, Sweden.
Secretary: Pamela Biénzobas, France/Chile