Dead Girl Took the 33rd Deauville American Film Fest 's Top Honor


Dead Girl Took the 33rd Deauville American Film Fest 's Top Honor


The flick won the Grand Prize at the yearly festival with Gina Kim's drama "Never Forever" being awarded the Jury Prize.

Presenting a riveting depiction on how violence contaminates otherwise ordinary lives, Karen Moncrieff-directed four-chapter tale "The Dead Girl" was announced to be the winner of the Grand Prize at the 33rd edition of the annually-held Deauville American Film Festival on Sunday, September 9, 2007.

Expressing her deep gratitude for the honor, a semi-stunned Moncrieff in a touching nod to slain filmmaker Adrienne Shelly said, "My film is about violence, and one of the filmmakers is not with us because she was a victim of violence." Shelly's final work "Waitress" was well received in the competition, being previously subjected to glowing critical reviews at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Jury Prize went to Gina Kim's drama feature "Never Forever", which presents a story of a Caucasian housewife who finds a novel solution when her Korean-American husband proves sterile. Meanwhile the International Critic's Prize was handed to James C. Strouse's "Grace Is Gone" with Jeffrey Blitz's "Rocket Science" taking the Cartier Revelation Prize.

For the full list of the award winners at 33rd Deauville American Film Festival, please go to the official site for the festival at Festival-deauville.congres-deauville.com.

© AceShowbiz.com


More The Dead Girl News

MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Report: Drake Is Actually Gay and His Rihanna Romance Is Fake
  2. Angelina Jolie Found Photos of Selena Gomez and Other Women on Brad Pitt's Phone?
  3. Audrina Patridge Shares Sweet Photo of Her Breastfeeding Her Daughter
  4. Did Faith Evans Just Expose Her Vagina in Front of the Crowd? See the Evidence!
  5. Rob Kardashian Tweets Kylie's Number as He Blasts His Family for Snubbing Blac Chyna
  6. North West Serves as Flower Girl at a Wedding and Dances Adorably at the Party
  7. Justin Bieber Is Reportedly Pursuing Pamela Anderson
  8. Angelina Jolie Reportedly Turns to Johnny Depp Amid Brad Pitt Divorce
  9. Orlando Bloom and Malin Akerman Have Steamy Threesome on Netflix's 'Easy'
  10. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Do Have a Pre-Nup. So, Who's the Big Winner?

CELEBS PHOTO