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The Land of Hope gets Best Feature Film at Durban IFF

The best feature film award went to Japanese drama The Land of Hope at Durban International Film Festival.

The International Jury commended director Sion Sono for a film that “masterfully and humbly draws together an array of cinematic means of expression to engage us in a story”.

Best Feature Film ”The Land of Hope” (dir. Sion Sono)
Best First Feature Film “Wadjda” (dir. Al-Mansour Haifaa)
Best Direction Xavier Dolan “Laurence Anyways”
Best Cinematography MatÍas Penachino “Halley”
Best Screenplay Asghar Fahradi ” The Past”
Best Actor David and Eitan Cunio “Youth”
Best Actress Paulina Garcia “Gloria”
Suzanne Clément “Laurence Anyways”