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The thriller The Nile Hilton Incident, by Egyptian-born Swedish director Tarik Saleh, has achieved golden spike of 62nd edition of International Film Week of Valladolid (Seminci), in which Rider, of Chinese director Chloé Zhao, has taken silver.
The award for best actor has been to stop Brady Jandreau for his work in Rider; And best actress has relapsed ex aequo in Laetitia Dosch for her role in Jeune femme, by Léonor Serraille; and Agnieszka mandat-Grabka, for her work in Pokot, by Agnieszka Holland, as decided by jury of contest.' The Nile Hilton Incident ' trailer.
The best direction has also been to hands of Tarik Saleh, for his thriller that delves into corrupt Egyptian system, framed within so-called Arab Spring. This Swedish, German, Danish and Moroccan production has also been raised with Miguel Delibes Award for Best Screenplay, according to an international jury composed of six experts and where novelist Ray Loriga has been in charge of reading opinion, received with Some boos in living room.
Likewise, award for Best Newcomer Management has also relapsed into Cholo Zhao, who has competed with award-winning film with Silver Spike, Rider, a story based and starring Neophyte actors that narrates overcoming of a young star of Rodeo Who sees his life truncated because of a fatal accident while riding.
The jury has also decided to recognize with a special mention feature film Human Flow, Chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei, who has presented in Seminci stark real history surrounding global crisis of refugees.
Outside official section, documentary The Freedom of devil, Mexican Everardo Gonzalez, has won first prize in section history time. The Rainbow Award, a distinction awarded for first time in last edition and which rewards visibility on screen of collective LGTBI, has been for Party, by Sally Potter, who started out as one of favorites to rise with golden spike. In Doc section. Spain, first prize has been for Verabredung, by Maider Oleaga. The Fipresci Award, awarded by international specialized critics, has destined its award to Daha, from Onur Saylak.
Anor of sections that most important has in this festival is meeting point, where Seminci focuses on young promises of seventh art and has rewarded work of Czech Tereza Nvotová and his film Spina. The director of Seminci, Javier Angulo, has been shown "very satisfied" with selection of films of edition with "more level" since festival runs, he said. An event, has added, that goes in crescendo, because this year has harvested about 3,000 spectators more than in last edition--around 90,000--and halls have been "very crowded."