LILLIAN: Best Film + FIPRESCI at the Minsk IFF Listapad

Awards no. 6 and 7 for Andreas Horvath's feature debut Lillian: The Quinzaine des Réalisateurs entry took the Victor Turov Memorial Award for Best Film and the FIPRESCI film crititcs award at the Minsk International Film Festival Listapad.

The FIPRESCI jury, composed of film journalists from Egypt, Belgium, Croatia and Belarus, stated the following:
We present the FIPRESCI Award to Lillian, director Andreas Horvath (Austria), for its strong female character who even though voiceless speaks loudly through her astonishing cinematographic journey both physically and psychologically challenging which makes this film a remarkable debut.