Iranian Film Wins in Berlin

Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 2.19.2011

Nader And Simin, A Separation, from Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, won the Golden Bear for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival tonight. Bela Tarr's The Turin Horse was the runner-up in the festival's competition.

The Film Society's Scott Foundas covered Nader and Simin and Bela Tarr's The Turin Horse in a dispatch publishing this morning. Earlier this month, he wrote about Ulrich Köhler's Sleeping Sickness, winner of the best director award.

Full list of festival winners: 
 
GOLDEN BEAR FOR THE BEST FILM
Nader And Simin, A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin) directed by Asghar Farhadi
 
JURY GRAND PRIX-SILVER BEAR
The Turin Horse (A torinói ló) directed by Béla Tarr
 
SILVER BEAR FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Ulrich Köhler for Sleeping Sickness (Schlafkrankheit)
 
SILVER BEAR FOR BEST ACTRESS
The actress-ensemble in Nader And Simin, A Separation
 
SILVER BEAR FOR BEST ACTOR
The actor-ensemble in Nader And Simin, A Separation
 
SILVER BEAR FOR THE BEST SCRIPT
Joshua Marston and Andamion Murataj for The Forgiveness Of Blood directed by Joshua Marston
 
ALFRED BAUER PRIZE (for a work of particular innovation)
If Not Us, Who (Wer wenn nicht wir) directed by Andres Veiel
 
SILVER BEAR FOR AN OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT
Wojciech Staron for the camera in The Prize (El Premio) directed by Paula Markovitch
Barbara Enriquez for the production design in The Prize (El Premio) directed by Paula Markovitch
 
BEST FIRST FEATURE AWARD
On the Ice directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean
 
GOLDEN BEAR FOR SHORT FILM
Night Fishing (Paranmanjang) directed by PARKing CHANce (PARK Chan-wook, PARK Chan-kyong)
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