The Quiet Girl et Vortex brillent au Festival international Virgin Media de Dublin

The Quiet Girl et Vortex brillent au Festival international Virgin Media de Dublin

– Le récit d’apprentissage de Colm Bairéad a gagné le prix du meilleur film irlandais, le nouveau Gaspar Noé celui du meilleur film

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It’s a wrap for the 2022 edition of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, one of Ireland’s most prestigious film events. This year, the festival unspooled from 23 February-6 March. The event saw the triumph of Gaspar Noé‘s latest effort, Vortex [+lire aussi :
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crowned Best Film, and Colm Bairead‘s touching coming-of-age drama The Quiet Girl [+lire aussi :
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which premiered at the Berlinale last month and won the Award for Best Irish Feature.

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Vortexnamed Best Film by the Dublin Film Critics Circle (DFCC) and premiered at Cannes last year, is a three-character drama about death and mourning, starring Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun and Alex Lutz in the leading roles. Meanwhile, the jury’s supporting statement highlighted the qualities of Bairéad’s feature, describing it as “a masterful character study that has rightly won international recognition”, which “is putting Irish cinema on the map in a unique and individual way, using our native language to tell stories with sensitivity and cinematic craft that moved us all”.

Speaking about this year’s edition, Grainne Humphreys, the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival’s director, said: “There has been an extra-special intensity to the audience responses to the screenings at this year’s festival. From the tears flowing after our opening-night film The Quiet Girl to the laughter of our comedy strand – including Rise & Frank and The Good Boss [+lire aussi :
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amongst others – to the emotional drain of Gaspar Noé’s Vortex to the nerve-shredding horrors You Are Not My Mother and The Feast [+lire aussi :
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… It has been a roller-coaster! I must pay credit to the tireless festival team, who have worked so hard to bring this year’s film show to life, to the filmmakers whose work we have been celebrating, and to the audiences who have joined us. We are tired but very happy.”

Here is a list of this year’s award winners:

Best Film
Vortex [+lire aussi :
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– Gaspar Noé (France/Belgium/Monaco)

Best Actress
Anamaria Vartolomei – Happening [+lire aussi :
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(France)

Best Actor
Udo Kier – Swan Song (USA)

Best Screenplay
Terence Davies – Benediction [+lire aussi :
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(UK)

Best Editor
Sean Baker – Red Rocket (USA)

Best Director
Laura Samani – Small Body [+lire aussi :
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(Italy/France/Slovenia)

Best Documentary
Maisie – Lee Cooper (UK)

Best Irish Documentary
Vicky — Jono McLeod (Ireland)

Best Irish Feature
The Quiet Girl [+lire aussi :
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– Colm Bairéad (Ireland)

Sue Bruce-Smith Award for Best Irish Short
An Encounter – Kelly Campbell – (Ireland)
Special Mention
Don’t Go Where I Can’t Find You – Rognach Ní Ghrioghair (Ireland)

Best International Short
Stiletto – A Pink Family Tragedy – Can Merdan Doğan (Turkey/Germany)
Special Mentions
In Flow of Words – Elaine Esther Bots (Netherlands)
Store Policy — Sarah Arnold (France)

Aer Lingus Discovery Award
Colm Bairead – The Quiet Girl
Kate Dolan – You Are Not My Mother (Ireland)
Roghnach Ní Ghrioghair – Don’t Go Where I Can’t Find You (short)

ICCL Human Rights Film Award
Young Plato — Neasa Ní Chianáin and Declan McGrath (UK/Ireland/France/Belgium)
Hive [+lire aussi :
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– Blerta Basholli (Kosovo/Switzerland/North Macedonia/Albania)

Best Cinematography
Frédéric Noirhomme – Playground [+lire aussi :
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(Belgium)

Best Ensemble
Róise & Frank — Rachael Moriarty and Peter Murphy (Ireland)

George Byrne Maverick Award
Tristan Heanue – Harvest (Ireland)

Michael Dwyer Discovery Award
Kelly Campbell – An Encounter (short)

Special Jury Prize
Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest [+lire aussi :
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– Mads Hedegaard (Denmark)

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