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Sun in the Net awards films
5 May 2014 Compiled by Spectator staff Culture & Society
THE BIENNIAL Sun in the Net Slovak film awards were handed out on April 26, ranking feature films, documentaries, animated films and short films for the fifth time since 2004.
Môj Pes Killer (My Dog Killer) by Mira Fornayová was by far the most successful film, garnering awards for Best Feature Film, Best Directing and Best Script. Actors Attila Mokos and Zuzana Mauréry won for Best Male and Female roles, respectively, for the film Ďakujem, Dobre (Fine, Thanks), which also saw Miroslav Krobot and Jana Oľhová awarded for Best Actor and Actress in a Supporting Role.
The movie Kandidát (Candidate) won Best Cinematography and Best Editing. The Best Documentary went to Kauza Cervanová (Case Cervanová) by Robert Kirchhoff, while the Best Aimated Film was awarded to Ivana Šebestová’s Sneh (Snow). Director Dušan Hanák and scriptwriter Dušan Dušek won the prize for Special Contribution to Slovak Cinematography, the SITA newswire wrote. The Best Short Film was Výstava (Exhibition) by Peter Begányi and Andrej Kolenčík, and the Best Foreign Film in Slovak Distribution went to Láska (Love) by Michael Haneke.
The national film awards were given to movies completed in 2012 and 2013. Members of the Slovak Film and TV Academy (SFTA) selected the nominations from 14 feature films, 13 documentaries, five animated films and five short films and evaluated 17 categories, the TASR newswire wrote. Some of the films can still be seen through May in Bratislava’s Lumiére cinema.
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