L’Œil d’or 2022
All that breathes by Shaunak Sen
(India / USA / UK –1h34’ – SÉLECTION OFFICIELLE – SÉANCES SPÉCIALES)
Production Kiterabbit films, Rise films.
In Delhi, in an unbreathable atmosphere, the threat of interreligious massacres floats in the air. Two brothers, Nadeem and Saud, along with their assistant dedicate their lives to save the majestic migratory black kites that are destroyed by human madness.
« L’Oeil d’or goes to a film that, in a world of destruction, reminds us that every life matters, and every small action matters. You can grab your camera, you can save a bird, you can hunt for some moments of stealing beauty, it matters. It’s an inspirational journey in observation of three Don Quijotes who may not save the whole world but do save their world. »
Jury’s Special Award
Mariupolis 2 by Mantas Kvedaravičius
Lithuania / France / Germany – 112’ – SÉLECTION OFFICIELLE – SÉANCES SPÉCIALES
Easy riders films, Studio Uljana Kim, Extimacy films, Twenty vision filmproduktion Gmbh
« Do you know what was the most amazing thing in Mariupol? Nobody feared death (…). It was already there, and everyone was seeking a valuable death (…). It was paradise in hell. It was the smell of death upfront. » (Shooting notes).
« Our special prize. It goes to the film impossible to compare with any other from the competition. To the very radical, courageous, artistic and existential statement MARIUPOLIS 2. The director Mantas Kvedaravičius is among the thousands of civilians killed by the Russian army since the start of the full-scale Putin invasion. »
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