5 October, 2013 | By Wendy Mitchell
Audience award of Dinard British Film Festival goes to Charlie Cattrall’s Titus.
Clio Barnard’s The Selfish Giant has won the Golden Hitchcock Award at the 24th edition of the Dinard British Film Festival in Brittany, France.
The prize comes with distribution support. The film also won the Cine+ Award, to promote the film during its theatrical release in France, as well as the Heartbeat Award “Le Prix Coup de Coeur” for a film with French distribution to get a special boost in Western France.
In addition, the film won the Technicolor Award for Best Cinematography.
Chris Coghill won Best Screenplay for Mat Whitecross’ Spike Island.
A special mention was given to a trio of actors — Nora Tschirner, Rob Knighton and Madeline Duggan — for Everyone Is Going To Die.
The jury included Alice Eve, Toby Jones, Michael Smiley, David Parfitt, Eric Cantona, Natalie Carter, Fred Cavayé, Hippolyte Girardot and Amanda Sthers.
Dinard opened with The Girl and closed with Le Week-end, and the 2013 festival showed more than 30 British films including About Time, How I Live Now and For Those In Peril. The festival also screened British TV drama including Peaky Blinders and The Village.
The best short award went to Emilie Noblet’s Trucs De Gosse from FEMIS.
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