The juries of the Cannes International Series Festival (Alpes-Maritimes) have essentially distinguished Nordic series. The prize for the public crowns Serbia, with “Awake”, one of the best surprises of the competition.
By rewarding largely the northern series, the “HTTPS:/CanneSeries.com/en/”” “_bLank”_blank”Noopener- Title=”New window”> International Series Festival From Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes), who ended on Wednesday, October 13, comes to prove that Borgen was not a shutter. A few weeks after Mania Series, in Lille, who crowned an Icelandic series, Blackport, the Nordic series are carved once again the lion’s share.
After five days of projections and deliberations, the jury of the competition “Long series”, chaired by the actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones), sacred the Finnish Mister 8 and his main actor, Pekka Strang , which leave with the best series price and the interpretation price – it being always non-genre, there is only one laureate in this category. Filmed in a black and white somewhat childish, Mister 8 draws the portrait of a business leader who maintains a relationship with a different man every day.
Other Scandinavian series to leave with several trophies, the Norwegian Countrymen features a group of radical Islamists settled in a farm, from where they project an attack, before being caught up by the daily and to become, despite They, halal cheese manufacturers. The whole cast was awarded a special interpretation price, and the series was distinguished by the jury of high school students.
Interesting formal ambition
The Dior Grand Prix, a partner of the event, as well as the price of the scenario return to The Allegation, Polar German in which we find Peter Kurt (Babylon Berlin) in alcoholic and worn lawyer. Very dark, the series evokes the rape of a child and the running of the public opinion that follows.
The prize of the public comes to crown one of the best surprises in the competition. With Awake, Serbia offers a shattering entry into the countries that matter, just after Croatia, the country of origin of the memorial and very successful The Last Socialist Artifact, presented (and distinguished) in Series Mania. Produced with an interesting formal ambition and served by actors with original expressions, Awake effectively tales the investigation of a woman-cop to elucidate suicides that are not.