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Istanbul 2013

Camille Claudel 1915
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"Camille Claudel 1915" (Bruno Dumont)

Istanbul (Turkey, March 30 — April 14, 2013). Prize for a film in the international competition: Camille Claudel 1915 by Bruno Dumont (France 2012, 97', 35mm). Motivation: "For the way it sculpts, transforms and transcends the tradition biopic". World Sales: Wild Bunch, Paris, France.
Prize for a film in the national competition: "Thou Gild'st the Even" (Sen Aydinlatirsin geceyi) directed by Onur Ünlü (Turkey 2013, DCP, 107'). Motivation: "For its visual style and idiosyncratic sense of humour". Print source: Eflatun Film, Cigdem Savascioglu, T +90 532 421 61 92, info@eflatunfilm.net. Jury: Dana Linssen, The Netherlands ("NRC Handelsblad", "De Filmkrant"), Jon Asp, Sweden ("Variety"), Aykar Burcu, Turkey ("SINEMA"), Lesley Chow, Australia ("Brigh Lights Film Journal"), Guilhem Caillard, Canada ("Séquences"), Berke Göl, Turkey ("Altyazı").
Festival: www.iksv.org/en

Reports

Mental State of Istanbul. Jon Asp examined Asli Özge's Lifelong (Hayatboyu, 2013), which screened in both the national and international competitions at the 32nd Istanbul International Film Festival. arrow.
As Life Turns Into Art. Burcu Aykar thinks that the most precious and successful works of art, are the ones that have been created with utter sincerity. She examined the Istanbul Film Festival selection through this idea. arrow.
The 32nd Istanbul Film Festival in Full Swing. Guilhem Caillard researched the national competition section of Istanbul Film Festival. arrow.
Another City, Not Our Own. Lesley Chow reviewed José Luis Guerín's Work in Progress (En Construcción), a documentary on the destruction and redevelopment of a block of dwellings in Barcelona's Barrio Chino. arrow.
Anxieties of Existence. Berke Göl reviewed Onur Ünlü's Thou Gild'st the Even (Sen aydinlatirsin geceyi). arrow.
Sculpting Cinema. Dana Linssen reviewed the FIPRESCI Prize winner Camille Claudel 1915 by Bruno Dumont.arrow.

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bullet. Index
bullet. Mental State of Istanbul
bullet. As Life Turns Into Art
bullet. Film Festival in Full Swung
bullet. Another City, Not Our Own
bullet. Anxieties of Existence
bullet. Sculpting Cinema

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