Magazine article Screen International

'Angels Wear White', 'Man of Integrity' Win Top Antalya Film Festival Prizes

Magazine article Screen International

'Angels Wear White', 'Man of Integrity' Win Top Antalya Film Festival Prizes

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Other winners included The Florida Project and The Guest.

Angels Wear White

The Antalya International Film Festival have announced its Competition Winners for 2017, with Vivian Qu’s Angels Wear White taking home the top prize of best film.

The drama which focuses on two schoolgirls assaulted by a middle-aged man in a motel in a small seaside town, also won best actress for lead Wen Qi as Mia.

Iran’s Man of Integrity, which centres on corruption and injustice in the country,took home best director for Mohammad Rasoulof as well as best actor for Reza Akhlaghirad.

Rasoulof’s award was accepted by producer Kaveh Farnam as the director was unable to attend due to his passport being taken away by Iranian authorities.

Sean Baker’s The Florida Project, the follow up to his acclaimed film Tangerine, won the special jury prize, while the audience award was received by Turkish director Andac Haznedaroglu for The Guest. …

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