Magazine article Screen International

Haugesund: 'Perfect Strangers', 'Magnus' Score Top Awards

Magazine article Screen International

Haugesund: 'Perfect Strangers', 'Magnus' Score Top Awards

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The audience award at The 44th Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund has gone to Paolo Genovese's Perfect Strangers.

The Ray of Sunshine award went to Benjamin Ree's chess champion documentary Magnus, which the jury said "is a film where the human being is at the centre, proving how love and community can bring out the very best in us."

"This is the story of an extraordinary human being and talent, and through tight and respectful dramaturgy, as well as a good helping of humour, we get deeply under the skin of its protagonist."

The ecumenical Andreas Award went to Anne Fontaine's French drama Agnus Dei.

The Norwegian Film Critics Award went to Maren Ade's Cannes hit Toni Erdmann.

The FIPRESCI Award went to The Day Will Come from Denmark's Jesper W Nielsen. …

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