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Winner of the Golden Owl Award 2010 Announced

“Tuesday, After Christmas” by Radu Muntean wins the Golden Owl Award at the 24th Leeds International Film Festival 2010. A Special Mention goes to Hitoshi Yazaki’s “Sweet Little Lies”.

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Winner of the Golden Owl Award 2010 – Tuesday, After Christmas

A film of raw and emotional honesty and integrity, which doesn’t ignore the politics of our times. It gives a fresh and original perspective on an age-old situation and succeeds through wonderful performances and subtly perfect direction. The jury was unanimous in its decision and look forward to seeing more of Muntean’s work.

Special Mention – Sweet Little Lies

For its controlled elegance and meticulous dissection of fidelity and tradition.

The jury members were Kieron Corless (Sight & Sound), Mehelli Modi (Second Run DVD), and Isabelle Stead (co-founder of Human Film).