Girl With The Dragon Tattoo wins PSIFF award for best narrative feature

MUMBAI: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo has won the 21st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival‘s (PSIFF) Mercedes-Benz Audience Award for best narrative feature.

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The Pentagon Papers (USA) directed by Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith received the audience award for best documentary feature.

The FIPRESCI Award for best foreign language film of the year went to Involuntary, Sweden‘s foreign language Oscar submission by Ruben Ostlund.

Tedo Bekhauri received the FIPRESCI Award for best actor for his performance in George Ovashvili‘s The Other Bank (Georgia/Kazakhstan) and Anne Dorval received the best actress award for her performance in I Killed My Mother (Canada) by Xavier Dolan.

The New Voices/New Visions jury of IFC Films‘ Arianna Bocco, Zeitgeist Films‘ Nancy Gerstman and Sara Rose from Apparition awarded its top prize to Ounie Lecomte‘s A Brand New Life (South Korea/France). An honorable mention went to Vladimir Paskaljevic‘s satirical Serbian entry Devil‘s Town.
The festival‘s programming team selected Haim Tabakman for the John Schlesinger Award For Outstanding First Feature (narrative or documentary) for his Israeli film Eyes Wide Open.

Letters To Father Jacob (Finland) directed by Klaus Haro received the Bridging The Borders Award presented by Cinema Without Borders.

"The festival that opened on 5 January culminates on Monday with the ‘Best Of The Fest‘ screenings.

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