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Twilight Portrait by Angelina Nikonova, Crystal Arrow 2011

Actress Olga Dihovichnaya and director Anguelina Nikonova, Twilight Portrait, Crystal Arrow 2011 ©Alexandra Fleurantin

The jury, chaired by Italian director and actor Michele Placido, along with writer Tonino Benacquista, actresses Olivia Bonamy and Josephine de la Baume, musician and composer André Manoukian, Danish actor Thure Lindhardt and Franco-Danish producer Marianne Slot praised the quality of the selection that allowed him to discover « uncompromising and beautiful films ».

After a week dedicated to European cinema the jury awarded the Crystal Arrow to the feature film Twilight portrait by Angelina Nikonova, in partnership with LVT Digimage. The film, distributed by Rezo Films, will be released in France in February 22nd, 2012.

The complete 2011 Awards are revealed on our website.

Opening Ceremony of the festival

Opening Ceremony ©Alexandra Fleurantin

Cédric Kahn’s film A Better Life, starring Guillaume Canet and Leïla Bekhti opened the 2011 festival, hosted by director Cédric Kahn and actress Leila Bekhti. An avalanche of applause resounded in the screening room Taillefer, in Arc 1800, venue of all the official screenings of the festival.