L’Œil d’or 2019: two movies awarded ex æquo
First one for a very strong and courageous debut film by a young woman. A shock, terrifying violence of the images. The story of a great love between a man and a woman, an open love letter to their child, the everyday life of a young heroic surgeon and his team in the hell of Syrian war,
For Sama de Waad Al Kateab et Edward Watts
Royaume-Uni, Etats-Unis – 95’ – SÉLECTION OFFICIELLE / SÉANCES SPÉCIALES
Channel 4 News – ITN Productions – Channel 4 – PBS Frontline
The second L’Œil d’or goes to a filmmaker who has been in exile for almost 50 years. He has restlessly celebrated, through his body of work, the passionate momentum of Chilians in pursuit of liberty and social justice,
La Cordillera de los sueños de Patricio Guzmán
France, Chile – 85’ – SÉLECTION OFFICIELLE / SÉANCES SPÉCIALES
Atacama Productions, Arte France, Market Chile, Sampek Productions
L’Œil d’or – Cannes Documentary Award was created in 2015 by LaScam in collaboration with the Cannes Festival, with the support of Ina and Audiens.
The Prize has already awarded : Stefano Savona for Samouni Road (France, Director’s Fortnight, 2018) ; Agnès Varda and JR for Visages, Villages (France, Sélection Officielle, 2017) ; Eryk Rocha for Cinema Novo (Brazil, Cannes Classics, 2016) ; Marcia Allende Tambutti for Allende mi abuelo Allende (Chili, Director’s Fortnight, 2015).
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