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Asian films score at Sitges
By Patrick Frater
Sun, 17 October 2010, 07:30 AM (HKT)
Asian films won several of the many prizes on offer at the Sitges fantasy film festival in Catalonia (7-17 Oct).
In the main competition section the jury gave the top prize to Finland's Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale. But there were best actress prizes for Josie Ho (何超儀) and a best make-up prize for Vitaya Deerattakul and Andrew Lin in the Hong Hong-produced film Dream Home (維多利亞壹號). And the production design award went to 13 Assassins (十三人の刺客).
Elsewhere there were prizes for Cold Fish (冷たい熱帯魚), Mutant Girls Squad (戦闘少女 血の鉄仮面伝説) and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (ลุงบุญมีระลึกชาติ).
SITGES 2010 FESTIVAL PRIZES (Asian titles only)
Best Production Design
Hayashida Yuji for Thirteen Assassins
Best Make Up FX
Vitaya Deerattakul & Andrew Lin for Dream Home
Josie Ho for Dream Home
Best Motion Picture Midnight X-Treme section
Mutant Girls Squad by Iguchi Noboru & Nishimura Yoshihiro & Sakaguchi Tak
Best Motion Picture
Cold Fish by Sono Sion
AUDIENCE AWARD EL PERIÓDICO DE CATALUNYA
Best Motion Picture
Thirteen Assassins by Miike Takashi
JOSE LUIS GUARNER CRITIC AWARD
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives by Apichatpong Weerasethakul