11 - 19 November 2011

Official Sections

Fiction Feature Films

El premio (The Prize)
Paula Markovitch
Mexico / France / Poland / Germany, 2010
Blu-Ray | 115min. | Colour | Spanish | VOSI

Production: Mille et Une, Staron Films, Warszawa Foprocine-Imcine, Niko Film
Screenplay: Paula Markovitch
Photography: Wojciech Staron
Editor: Lorena Moriconi
Music: Sergio Gurrola
Sound: Isabel Muñoz, Alexis Stavropulos
Actors: Paula Galinelli Hertzog, Sharon Herrera, Laura Agorreca, Viviana Suranit

Contact: arnaud@urbandistrib.com +33 148704655

Trailer

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Sinopsis

“I’m seven. I live on a beach with cold winters. My mother told me not to repeat what I hear at home at school. She says my family’s life depends on my silence. What should I say? What should I keep quiet? In a cruel age of uncertain days, how should we be?”

Bio/Filmo

Paula Markovitch (Buenos Aires, 1968) lives and works in Mexico. She has taught screenwriting at the CCC (MX) and worked as an adviser to the Fundación Toscano-Sundance Lab. She has written and collaborated on the screenplays of a number of films including Temporada de patos and Lake Tahoe, both directed by Fernando Eimbcke. El premio is her first feature film. 

Festivals

Silver Bear Outstanding Artistic Achievement - Berlinale 2011
Mejor Película, Mejor Actriz - Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara 2011
Mejor Película - Festival de Cine de Lima 2011