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Woman Without Piano crowned at Cinespaña

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Woman Without Piano crowned at Cinespaña

Javier Rebollo emerged victorious at the close of the 15th Cinespaña Festival in Toulouse, where the director (see video interview) won the Golden Violet for Best Film with Woman Without Piano [+see also:
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, a prize-winner at last year’s San Sebastian festival.

The event also honoured Laura Mana’s Life Begins Today [+see also:
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, which nabbed the Audience Award and Best Actress for its five female stars Pilar Bardem, Maria Barranco, Sonsoles Benedicto, Mariana Cordero and Rosa Maria Sarda.

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Best Actor went to Guillermo Toledo for his performance in Alberto Rodrigues’s After [+see also:
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.

Meanwhile, Best Screenplay and Best Score went to Alvaro Brechner’s Bad Day to Go Fishing [+see also:
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(see interview), Best Debut Film to Rodrigo Rodero’s Impossible Language [+see also:
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and Best Cinematography to Pietro Zuercher for his work on The Most Important Thing in Life Is Not Being Dead by directorial trio Olivier Pictet, Marc Recuenco and Pablo Martín Torrado.

Finally, the documentary competition crowned Manuel Menchon’s Malta Radio with a special mention going to Lluis Miñarro’s Familystrip [+see also:
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. The short film jury lauded Juan Francisco Viruega’s Estocolmo.

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(Translated from French)

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