All the winners at this year's Berlin film festival

2019-02-17 10:05

Berlin — Israeli director Nadav Lapid's Synonyms, a film following a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and tries to immerse himself in his new country, has won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award.

The film was chosen Saturday from a field of 16 movies competing at the first of the year's major European film festivals.

Wang Jingchun was named best actor for his role in Wang Xiaoshuai's So Long, My Son, a Chinese family saga. Best actress went to Yong Mei for her part in the same film.

The best director prize went to Germany's Angela Schanelec for I Was at Home, But.


Golden Bear for Best Film

Synonyms, dir. Nadav Lapid

Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize

By the Grace of God, dir. François Ozon

Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize

System Crasher, dir. Nora Fingscheidt

Silver Bear for Best Director

Angela Shanelec, I Was at Home, But

Silver Bear for Best Actress

Yong Mei, So Long, My Son

Silver Bear for Best Actor

Wang Jingchun, So Long, My Son

Silver Bear Best Screenplay

Mauricio Barucci, Claudio Giovannesi and Roberto Saviano, Piranhas

Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution

Rasmus Videbæk

Cinematographer, Out Stealing Horses

Glashutte Original Documentary

Talking About Trees, dir: Suhaib Gasmelbari

GWFF Best First Feature Award

Oray, dir: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay

Golden Bear Best Short Film

Umbra, dir: Florian Fischer, Johannes Krell

Silver Bear Jury Prize Short Film

Blue Boy, dir: Manuel Abramovich

Audi Short Film Award

Rise, dir: Barbara Wagner, Benjamin de Burca

Panorama Audience Award Winner Fiction Film

37 Seconds, Japan, dir. Hikari

Panorama Audience Award Winner Panorama Dokumente

Talking About Trees, France / Sudan / Germany / Chad / Qatar dir. Suhaib Gasmelbari

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